9 features the next Xbox must have 

Microsoft is likely to reveal its new hardware in May. Here's what it must include if it wants to beat Sony and Nintendo.

Another round of console wars
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Gamers, get those credit cards ready: another console war is coming. On May 21, Microsoft is likely to announce a successor to the Xbox 360, a console that's sold 76 million units since its 2005 debut. But between Sony's splashy PlayStation 4 announcement this February, and the ubiquity of versatile, affordable smartphones and tablets, Microsoft may face an uphill battle. Here's what the company needs to do to keep competitors at arm's-length.

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