Microsoft next new Xbox to launch late next year: Report

Microsoft next new Xbox to launch late next year: Report Wellington, Dec 3 (ANI): Software giant Microsoft will release the next version of its Xbox video game machine in late 2013, sources have disclosed.

According to people familiar with the company's plans, the new device is planned for November and December sales.

The software maker hasn't decided whether to unveil the new Xbox at an industry event such as the E3 show in June, or a separate event devoted solely to the machine, one of the people said.

According to Stuff.co.nz, the new version will debut a year after Nintendo's brand-new Wii U, which went on sale November 18 in the US.

Sony is also readying an update to its PlayStation console, the report said.

Meanwhile, Microsoft is still trying to squeeze out sales of the current model Xbox 360, selling 750,000 over the week around Thanksgiving, surpassing company expectations.

ANI