Gamers are going to get their gaming consoles on store shelves in about two years.
This is according to Gamespot, which reports the next wave, codenamed “A,” will include the Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U, as well as the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita.
The report cites unnamed sources who said the new consoles will come with a slew of features that will be familiar to those who have played games like Minecraft and Super Mario 64.
The console is expected to have a smaller footprint than current consoles, with only one wall, with a controller, and only one HDMI port.
It will be able to play online on all of the new platforms as well, including Windows PCs, Android phones, iOS tablets, and the Xbox 360. “
The online service will allow gamers to play with friends via social networks, but it will also allow gamers access to their console’s storage, games and media.
It will be able to play online on all of the new platforms as well, including Windows PCs, Android phones, iOS tablets, and the Xbox 360.
At launch, gamers will be allowed to play multiplayer games, but no multiplayer will be available on A. The report did not say whether or not A will be sold separately.
In addition to the gaming console, “A” is expected a 3D display, but that may not be included in the lineup.
While gamers will have the option of a wireless gaming headset, the report does not say what form that will take.
A game is expected on the consoles “very soon,” but no date was given.
Source: The Next World