NEWS - Tuesday, December 16, 2003
Xbox 2 Disc RumblingsMicrosoft has been advertising on its website - see here - for an employee to manage the design and development of the discs for the next iteration of its Xbox console. That such a role exists has led to speculation that the Redmond-based company is considering using a proprietary disc format for the next console, presumably in an effort to make piracy on the device more difficult. Such a gambit appears to have cut piracy on the GameCube, though if Microsoft is serious about producing an "all-in-one" entertainment system, itll be certain to include DVD playback its next console as standard - something that is sadly beyond the capabilities of GameCube. Microsofts ever-friendly but sadly unyielding PR contact was giving absolutely nothing away on the matter, sadly. Keep it here for all the latest Xbox 2 developements.