A brand new XBox 720 is set to be revealed at the 2012 CES Show in Las Vegas with the new console tipped to go on sale in Australia in time for Xmas 2012.The leak which came via Ubisoft in Canada has the new gaming console running a brand new AMD processor which if correct will give AMD a big lift in sales.
According to Edge Magazine in the UK, Ubisoft Montreal is not commenting on the rumour however insiders claim that the company is already working on PCs out with the Xbox 720’s specs.
Also tipped for 2012 is a brand new Nintendo Wii which is set to be released in September 2012.
The codename for the next-gen Xbox is Loop accordingt to Brian Prince, Senior Architect Evangelist for Microsoft, who recently said that Microsoft is currently working on some “exciting cloud-based stuff” for the Xbox platform.
Edge is also hinting that Sony is working on a quicker release of the PlayStation 4. In its report it believes that “one major Sony-owned studio has now ceased PlayStation 3 development [with] its entire focus having shifted to the console’s successor.”