Phil Spencer of Microsoft is of the opinion that they don't need a new Xbox 360 model - at least not right now. Talking to Develop in an interview, the Microsoft Game Studios' exec said that they'll wait it out.
Do we need to sell a new console at some point?" he asked. "I don't think we need to right now. We'll wait until our experiences are at the right point, like we have done with the Natal camera. We'll wait until everyone is ready for it from a software perspective."
He also agreed with VP Don Mattrick of the Xbox division when he said that the Natal is essentially a next-generation console. "I see [Natal] as like the launch of the Xbox 360 back in 2005 -- there will be a launch portfolio of games to support it."
Spencer is also of the opinion that upping hardware will not be enough for the next-gen consoles. "In terms of putting more hardware on the market, what else can we do? Put more memory in it? I don't think that's enough."
For the full interview with Phil Spencer, click on the source link below.
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