Paul Thurrott of TWIT.TV's Windows Weekly.
Microsoft on Wednesday confirmed that the next Xbox video game console, code-named Durango, will be revealed to the public during a special event at its Redmond campus on May 21. That event will kick off a multi-event unveiling that will continue through June and culminate with the release of the device, which is expected in early November.
Launch: The next Xbox will launch in early November 2013
Price. Microsoft will initially offer two pricing models for the console: a standalone version for $499 and a $299 version that requires a two-year Xbox LIVE Gold commitment at an expected price of $10 per month.
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Leap Motion Controller Ship Date Delayed Until July 22
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