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May 12, 2006 at 12:46 PM

Xbox piling up


MICROSOFT

The Xbox 360 and HD-DVD drive

So how long will it take Microsoft to put the HD-DVD player into the Xbox 360, instead of selling a kludgey add-on device?

The 360, with its Media Center extender features and slick industrial design, seemed like a step closer to the long-awaited all-in-one entertainment center device. But the external drive coming to the market later this year is heading back toward the old pile of PC stuff.

Meanwhile, here are some other thoughts on games, consoles and E3 from Kim Peterson during today’s Q&A.

Comments | Topics: Games & entertainment, Microsoft

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