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Patent Filings Provide Peek At XBox 2

Microsoft has filed for some patents that point to heavy duty graphics for the next iteration of its XBox game console.

Ars Technica has the details on how Team Xbox discovered some recent Microsoft patent filings that indicate XBox 2 will have support for procedural geometry generation, a highly advanced form of graphics rendering, running off multi-core CPUs. This points to a lot of horsepower under the hood of the next Microsoft console, a strategy that eventually paid off for the first XBox, which is now in striking distance of the Playstation 2.

January 6th, 2005 Posted by Nathan Weinberg | General | no comments



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