June 10, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Microsoft has its head in the cloud with Xbox One.
The company focused on how cloud computing will make games for its next-generation Xbox One console more immersive during its Monday presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the gaming industry's annual trade show. Microsoft announced last week that the successor to the Xbox 360 must be connected to the Internet every 24 hours to operate, and the system would ideally always be online.
"The platform features and capabilities of Xbox One allow developers to push the boundaries of creativity and push the genre in new directions," Microsoft Vice President Phil Harrison told the crowd at University of Southern California's Galen Center.
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