Microsoft grabs Xbox FL domains

Redmond, Washington-based Xbox maker picks up Web address related to Xbox FL; domains redirect to Microsoft's search engine Bing.

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Rumors from mystery sources about the next Xbox have been swirling as of late, but now Microsoft itself has added to the rumor mill. As spotted by Fusible, Microsoft has acquired the domain names www.XboxFL.com and www.XboxFL.net.

What might an Xbox FL be?
What might an Xbox FL be?

Both domain names redirect users to a Web search for "Xbox FL" through Microsoft's Bing search engine. As of press time, Microsoft had not responded to GameSpot's request for comment.

Earlier this week, blogger MS Nerd suggested Microsoft was preparing a stripped-down Xbox, which would run Arcade games and Kinect apps and retail for around $100.

For more on speculation concerning the next-generation Xbox, check out GameSpot's rumor roundup feature.

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