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Xbox Infinity: rumour provides moniker for Durango

Friday, 10th May 2013 02:16 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Tired of calling it NeXtBox and Xbox 720? The console formerly known as Durango may well rejoice in a new soubriquet: Xbox Infinity.

The name has been kicked around a few times over the past month, including as part of an image showing an infinity symbol logo, but a new report from the International Business Times cites anonymous sources for its confidence in the apellation.

The site’s sources also said that development kits have been distributed – which you can probably file under “the sky is blue”, as Microsoft will unveil its new machine on May 21, ahead of an expected holiday 2013 launch.

Xbox … Infinity. I like it. Thoughts?

Thanks, IGN.

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23 Comments

  1. JackTheFaux

    Saw this image on Reddit Gaming a few weeks ago. Will it be Xbox Infinite or Infinity?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Lightmanone

    I would rather call it X-8. Xbox Infinite is too long of a word to use a few times a day (especially on reveal date + launch date)

    TL;DR: X-8

    #2 2 years ago
  3. JackTheFaux

    Or just “Infinite”.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Brenna Hillier

    Sorry, “Infinity” not “Infinite”. BioShock on the brain.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    I think the name is right and the logo is nice too. It’s pretty clean although it is really small.

    Can’t wait to see 21 May so Sony fanboys could shut their traps. Can’t wait just for that. I want Sony fanboy tears.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ You need help.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dark

    Trailer leaked !!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZDw-D2BSMg

    #7 2 years ago
  8. mathare92

    The logo sells it.

    A subtle way to take a dig at console numbering too. But they’re locking themselves in; where do you go after infinity? At least with 720, there was still room for improvement, you know?

    #8 2 years ago
  9. FeaturePreacher

    Has everyone forgotten already where http://www.xboxfusion.com redirects you to?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ This doesn’t have to be the console name, though.

    It could be a product/feature/service name of something related to it.

    For example, it could be a name for something to do with combining the supposed new DVD-less 360 with the new console to get full BC. Or connecting the console to your cable box to act as a fully functioning DVR. Or maybe even slotting some of these new 8″ Windows 8 tablets directly into the console for some reason.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. hosseincode

    Xbox Infinity, hmm… does it mean the last Xbox? i think so

    #11 2 years ago
  12. gomersoul

    xbox infinity is the subscription price! not the name of the console :)

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Fin

    I like it!

    Nice logo too.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. harr0w

    Yep like it.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. DrDamn

    @hosseincode
    No the successor will be the Xbox Infinity +1

    :)

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Dragon246

    Its a great name, nobody will be confused between 360 and infinity, so its a great choice.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. GameStunts

    Whatever it’s called, if it still charges for a gold account it can kiss my @$$ x infinity.

    * From someone who loved Xbox, has had one for 6 years, and only got a PS3 last year, Sony are just showing you up Microsoft, stop charging for the bread and water of online games.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. The_Red

    That logo reminds me of the new Rare logo. Not a good sign. Sorry. I love my 360 but this doesn’t look or sound interesting (Then again, “Kinect” didn’t but they sold a shitload of them without any functional games).

    #18 2 years ago
  19. SplatteredHouse

    A new slant on Windows 8. I get it.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. theevilaires

    I kinda like that name and hope they go with it. Since they’re trying to be the all in one box the moniker suits them. Infinite possibilities…ok now prove it Microsoft. I wanna see games that rival SONY’s awesome first party.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Sanwiches

    here’s what reddit has to say about it:

    http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/1e2s0u/discovered_that_everyone_thinks_a_fake_xbox/

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Sanwiches

    lol the link doesnt wrap up?

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Gheritt White

    I like it! Xbox Infinity is a classy moniker.

    #23 2 years ago

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