Yet another job post suggesting Microsoft is currently working on its next-generation Xbox has appeared, this time suggesting the fabled device will house 3D technology.
First spotted by tech site BGR, the job listing in question appeared on Microsoft's site earlier in February. Asking for an Algorithm Research & Development Engineer for Xbox team in Israel, the listing's emphasis on developing new 3D imaging technologies soon raised suspicions that the job was focused on developing tech for Microsoft's next Xbox..
Specifically the post asked for an individual interested in developing "image processing algorithm and 3D imaging technologies which will serve millions through the world".
The rumour follows on from a similar report published in January by IGN. In it, IGN similarly reported that the next Xbox - commonly referred to as the Xbox 720 - would house a processor that supports 3D.
The reported 3D tech support is one of many Xbox 720 rumours circling the the cyber highways. Prior to the job posting, a report from Xbox World magazine claimed a number of unnamed sources have confirmed several details regarding the currently fictional Xbox 720's design.
The magazine reported that the next Xbox will be "a matt-black media hub with a mission to bring games to life in your living room with augmented reality, directional sound, and a four-player, finger-tracking Kinect."
Additionally, not letting a lack of official word get in the way, the company suggested that Microsoft was working on a tablet-like controller. The controller will reportedly be similar in size to Sony's recently released PlayStation Vita handheld console.
"That touchcreen will be second only to Kinect in how you operate your console," wrote Xbox World magazine. "It could be a remote control when you're watching TV, a browser when you're on the internet, extra buttons and information when you're playing a game or a portable display when you want to take your game with you."
Microsoft is yet to release any official word on its next Xbox.