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Sony PlayStation Orbis processing specs leak

Sony PlayStation Orbis processing specs leak

Details on the processing specs of Sony's PlayStation 3 successor, rumored to be codenamed Orbis, have been leaked by IGN, citing sources familiar with the company's plans. The custom chips to be used in the next-gen console are based on AMD's A8-3850 APU and Radeon HD 7670 GPU, combining the performance of both integrated and discrete graphics processors.

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Xbox 720 tipped for dual GPUs: may require always-on internet

Xbox 720 tipped for dual GPUs: may require always-on internet

It was only a few days ago that we learnt of the rumors that the PlayStation Orbis and Xbox 720 would both attempt to kill the used game market, locking purchased games to your specific account. Other details surrounding the Orbis also emerged, including potential specs, and now the same has happened with the Xbox 720. Some old rumors crop up again, and there are some new ones to boot.

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Sony PlayStation Orbis ‘dismisses legacy games’ altogether

Sony PlayStation Orbis ‘dismisses legacy games’ altogether

This week we've seen quite a bit of fury over the idea that not just the next PlayStation, but the Xbox 720 too, would possibly do away with "used" game use. Have a peek at the post PlayStation Orbis and Xbox 720 both restrict "used" games and hear this: we've got another anonymous tip on the PlayStation side of things that may very well make you even more wild if that first news bit got your goat. According to a source we're speaking with, the Orbis will not be working with any games from previous consoles at all, depending solely on games that are release after the console itself.

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