Microsoft has announced that they are going to be supporting their Xbox 360 console for another 3 years and will release 100 more games for it before ending support in favor of the upcoming Xbox One. This is good news for gamers who don't really want to make the plunge to the new Xbox One right away. This strategy has been popular with Sony who is still releasing games for previous generations of their PlayStation console. Gamespot has the detals.
"If you look at [Xbox 360], that platform lasted for seven to eight years and it's going to go for another three years," Mehdi said this week during the Citi Global Technology Conference. "It's incredibly profitable now in the tail."