1. After months of rumors, today Microsoft made it official: The new Xbox will be announced on May 21 at their headquarters.
2. The new Xbox will connect directly to your cable box.
According to the Verge, this will let the machine lay an interface or other features on top of your television screen.
3. The new Xbox may require an internet connection to play games.
According to Kotaku, games will “suspend” after three minutes if the machine is not connected to the internet.
4. The new Xbox will use the same CPU as the Playstation 4.
“An eight-core AMD offering running at 1.6GHz.”