According to The Verge, “multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans have confirmed to The Verge that the company plans to introduce a low-cost alternative to its Xbox console, designed to provide access to core entertainment services…

We’re told that the set-top box is part of a two-SKU strategy for Microsoft’s next-generation of Xbox hardware that will be unveiled in 2013, with a release date ahead of the holiday shopping season. he device will run on the core components of Windows 8 and support casual gaming titles rather than full Xbox games typically found on a dedicated console.”

The questions to ask now are:

How often will this TV red ring?

How long will it take for consumers to learn this over Windows 8?

Will the Xbox TV work like the Kinect?

Will this be the peak of the TVacolyspe?

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