There have been plenty of rumors and information in the market about the next-generation consoles from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. As the gaming industry is all ready for a bunch of new releases, it is time to look back and review the next-generation consoles. Last February, there were number of stories about the specifications of the Xbox 720 getting leaked from a reliable source and it stated that the system will have a Blu-Ray DVD player and will have built-in intelligence to prevent used gaming. Then again in the beginning of April, another information lead happened which indicated that Xbox 720 will have dual GPU setup and a Kinect motor-sensor and a Blu-Ray drive.
Then again after a month another reliable source came out with some information about the project claiming that Xbox 720 was being manufactured for developers to use as they are creating their next-generation titles. The final rumor happened in the middle of June when some official documents regarding the plans for Xbox 720 came into public though the document leak got denied by Microsoft. Regarding Sony’s PlayStation similar rumors were around in the market claiming that Sony will release PlayStation 4 in 2013 and will have GPU and resolution of 4096×2160 pixels and 3D HD gaming and technicality that would ban used gaming. During E3 again, the rumors were there regarding the probable releases of PlayStation 4 in 2013 along with the release of Xbox 720.
In the beginning of July, a reports came out which discussed a scenario stating that PlayStation 4 has been undergoing development since 2010 and the conclusion was made depending on a supposed LinkedIn profile of one of the former Sony employee, Attila Vass. Now people have started expecting at least one new generation console to be released next year but both Sony and Microsoft are yet to comment on this.