Gamespot: Microsoft's "Threshold" to unify Xbox One, Windows

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#1 Edited by danabo (2474 posts) -

Update said to launch in 2015 will reportedly allow Xbox One, Windows, and Windows Phone to share common elements more easily.

If plans hold, Threshold will feature updates to Microsoft's three main operating systems platforms--Xbox One, Windows, and Windows Phone--allowing them to share common elements more easily than in the past. A single app store for all three platforms is also in the pipeline, the report claims.

The Threshold codename is taken from the Halo series. It is the name of the planet around which the first halo ring orbited in the original Halo: Combat Evolved. Microsoft's Siri competitor will reportedly be called Cortana, also associated with the Halo franchise.

#2 Posted by lglz1337 (3855 posts) -

just wait

#3 Posted by IamOverrated4GS (18 posts) -

It still sucks

#4 Posted by Fishsticklover (247 posts) -

#5 Edited by psymon100 (6138 posts) -

ballmer looks experienced at cunnilingus.

#6 Posted by lamprey263 (24225 posts) -

if they want to strengthen this, allow for digital purchases of their games to allow for play on both X1 and PC, screw whatever else they have planned if they can land that then that'll be a strong selling point

same for Sony for that matter, if they can have strong Steam and PS4 cross platform digital ownership then it's going to be a pretty lopsided console war

#7 Posted by Phazevariance (10981 posts) -

XBMC or Plex app on X1? win. Otherwise, who cares. Its windows 9

#8 Posted by Heil68 (45224 posts) -

share common elements, but we wont be seeing Halo5 on mobile or Windows8 any time ever.

#9 Posted by wis3boi (31472 posts) -

keep your garbage away from my operating systems

#10 Posted by General_Solo76 (239 posts) -

I only care about the games Microsoft, not the interface!