When a new XBOX 360 arrives before Christmas 2012, it will usher in a new era of software development opportunities for many of you. The ability to write applications for XBOX 360 and place them in the Microsoft Marketplace is going to be an awesome opportunity. Game development studios are already underway in their development efforts to bring the next generation video games to your television sets near you. Rare, the famous video game studio that brought you games like Killer Instinct and Donkey Kong Country are already working on some new and exciting games. People within Microsoft have recently updated their LinkedIn status to reflect their new roles within Microsoft that clearly shows the next XBOX 360 is about a year away.
Many questions should be answered at next years E3 event, but for now, it’s always fun to speculate what the future of video gaming may hold. To think that the current XBOX 360 is nearly 7 years old and still the number one selling video game console is absolutely remarkable. I’m not sure what the next XBOX is going to hold for us, but what I do know is the plans are to make it the centerpiece of our home’s entertainment system.