We found that "ps4" was a much more relevant search term than either "xbox one" or "xbox 720
." In fact, the numbers weren't even close.
Speculated to be named the Xbox 720
, the new conA[degrees] sole is simply called Xbox One.
Currently codenamed Durango, many expect that the May 21 event would reveal some details about the Xbox 720
(which is what many are thinking it will be called).
In fact, Microsoft is set to reveal the next-gen 'Xbox 720
' console at E3 this year, with some rumours suggesting that there will be two versions of the console, one for hard-core games, and one, a simplified version that will function more like a set-top box.
Beaudoux says Ubisoft is expected to score big this year with the launch of "Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag" and "Watch Dogs," with releases timed to the eighth-generation of game consoles Wii U, Xbox 720
and PlayStation 4.
The much anticipated console was expected to be announced at LA's games convention E3 in June, where Microsoft is likely to announce its new console, the Xbox 720
It believes the PS4 will be on sale to gamers in October with an Xbox 720
rolling out in November.
Sharp-eyed games fans will spot adverts for the upcoming Xbox 720
in the background of stadium scenes.
However, the world has known the name of the PS4's for much longer than they have known about the Xbox One's true name, which was commonly referred to as the Xbox 720
prior to Microsoft's reveal event.
Microsoft is trying to be very secretive about the Xbox 720
but that hasn't stopped the rumours about the system or the games it will see from flooding the Internet.
Microsoft is heavily rumoured to be on the brink of announcing the Xbox 720
- said to be massively enhanced with a revamped Kinect camera, Bluray, and an emphasis on Augmented Reality.
As an aside, I wouldn't be surprised if the Xbox 720
also makes use of the tidied-up DirectX API - and of course, Windows Phone 8, by virtue of its shared Windows 8 core, will also have the same DirectX hooks.