Rumors about Microsoft’s next generation Xbox are going to be around for a long time to come, with so many around it can be hard to keep up.

The latest of the rumors says that the next Xbox might in fact, have an always online requirement, after Microsoft Studios creative director, Adam Orth posted a wide selection of Tweers detailing his love for always-on connectivity.

Shortly after however, Orth did decide to protect his Tweets, which as you should know by now, makes no difference as a poster on NeoGAF saved a screenshot posting it on the forum for all to see.

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The Tweet above however is probably the most important out of the selection, telling fellow tweeters to deal with always on connections as there coming anyway, forced onto us.

The reason this Tweet might link with the next Xbox, is because Orrth has been working with Microsoft for a year on an unannounced project, assumed to be the next-gen Xbox.

What do you think about all this.

Via: IGN

[Update from editor]

Kotaku recently expanded on this quoting the following from sources:

“If there isn’t a connection, no games or apps can be started, If the connection is interrupted then after a period of time–currently three minutes, if I remember correctly–the game/app is suspended and the network troubleshooter started.”

The source claimed in an e-mail that, “Unless something has changed recently, Durango consumer units must have an active internet connection to be used.”

Durango being the supposed codename for the next-gen Xbox.

Obviously there’s nothing official yet, but it’s interesting to think that consoles might go this way, let us know what you think about this in the comments below.

Via: Kotaku

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