Rumors are starting to heat up as the current-generation consoles are getting due for replacement. It looks like Sony and Microsoft are once again looking at outdoing each other in the sheer power of their consoles.
Talks of up to 24 processor cores are lighting up rumor mills and Internet message boards. With processing power reaching – and sometimes surpassing – desktops, the arms race continues.
Along with the evolution of processors and hardware, Sony and Microsoft are poised to improve on the all-in-one nature of their consoles. Blu-ray, online connections, and HD are just some of the expected features.