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Windows Phone 8 SDK offers an in-depth look at what we may expect soon

0. phoneArena posted on 26 Sep 2012, 01:13

Earlier this month, Microsoft released the Windows Phone 8 SDK to select developers of the more popular apps in the Windows Store...

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posted on 26 Sep 2012, 01:55

1. Luuthian (Posts: 296; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)

No Xbox features shown. I actually wonder how they will tie the next generation of Xbox into the WP8 ecosystem. Will they reboot achivements? Will WP8 connect with the next Xbox?

posted on 26 Sep 2012, 02:04

2. Maxwell.R (Posts: 218; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)

At about 7:30 into the video, there is a reference to XBox Music Pass, music store, etc. There will certainly be XBox integration, as some of that branding will be replacing the "Zune" name.

posted on 26 Sep 2012, 04:02

5. Luuthian (Posts: 296; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)

Yeah, sorry, I saw that. I meant the pure gaming portion. I know it'll have the functionality... I just wish they showed some of it off. I gues they're either not ready too or they don't want to reveal any games. It is just the emulator, but you'd think the bare menu would have been in it...

Ah well. We'll have to wait and see. Xbox connectivity was the only reason I bought a WP in the first place. having moved onto Android... It'll take more than WP7 offered to bring me back.

posted on 26 Sep 2012, 02:42 3

3. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)

am i the only one thinking that BB10 and WP8 have similarities?

posted on 26 Sep 2012, 03:14

4. fsnas (Posts: 104; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)

yes :)

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