If you thought that the next Xbox console would be named the Xbox 720, prepare to stand corrected. According to the latest reports, Microsoft has just secured a number of domains from a Chinese cybersquatter. These domain include include XboxPhone.com, XboxTablet.com, XboxLiveTV.com, XboxCompanion.com, Xbox8.us and Xbox8.org. Microsoft also has pending cases against the owners of Xboxliverewards.com, Xboxsports.com, Xboxsmartglass.com, and Xboxmusic.com. From the look of the data acquired, it seems like the next Xbox is going to be called Xbox 8, similar to the naming scheme of the next generation of Microsoft Windows software.

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