The Next Xbox Might Also Be A DVR

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The US Patent and Trademark organisation recently gave Microsoft a patent on a device that would function as both a home gaming system and a digital video recorder, reports Kotaku.

The immediate (but speculative) thought is that of an Xbox that also works as a TiVo.

rumours of such a device go back many years, and just because it’s recently patented doesn’t mean we’ll see it anytime soon either.

Kotaku is more optimistic, though: “[G]iven Microsoft’s continued drive to make the Xbox a dominating force in the living room, I think we’re going to see some of these features whenever Microsoft reveals its next-generation hardware.”

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