Yes, we already know that every 360 game must support Live Aware, because Xbox live seems to be the very heart of the next gen sucsessor.But rumor around the internet suggest that Fable 2 will support some sort of MMO feature. It is unknown yet wether or not it will cost an additional fee on top of the Live subscription
(example: Phantasy Star Episode I & II for the Xbox) or will simply run free.
In a new interview with Japanese news site Impress PC Watch, Ken Kutaragi took once again a swipe at the Xbox 360 by saying that Microsoft is going after the PS2 with the Xbox 360.
"This time, Microsoft has stated clearly it is going after the PlayStation. However, they are not going after the PlayStation 3, but the PlayStation 2. Because they looked at 2, the Xbox 360 became what it is." said Kutaragi.
BGT BioGraphic Technologies, Inc., the leader in real-time artificial intelligence (AI) tools and middleware, announced today that its AI.implant SDK will enable unmatched functionality and performance for game developers targeting the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. As a result, users of the Xbox 360 will be able to interact with the most intelligent NPCs available on any platform.
Square enix has announced that the graphics shown at E3 for FFXI are not infact, the graphics that will run on the 360 for the game but these were "ps2 screens" which make sense, the system has much more to milk than those simple of graphics. Also for those who already dont know the system will be able to play online with its ps2 and PC broters, and will make full use of Xbox live.
Some details have trickled out, courtesy of Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter. In a recent research note, Pachter confirms that Microsoft "has agreed to pay a small royalty to Nvidia to allow the Xbox 360's ATI chipset to emulate the performance of the Nvidia chipset in reading certain Xbox games."