236w ago - A job listing found on both Gamasutra and Microsoft's careers Web site is seeking out an engineer to work on a "game" that will support up to "300,000 players in real-time."
The job ad states that Microsoft is working on "building an extremely high performance system to extend console games to the server in new ways" and that it's "creating a completely new set of Web services" for Xbox Live and Xbox.com integration.
It sounds to us like Microsoft is planning to overhaul the Dashboard and Xbox Live service and combine it with an MMO-like system (given the 300K-player support).
Or, it could be building a separate virtual world interface like Sony's PlayStation Home. What do you think Microsoft could be working on?
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I think they are just preparing an update or an online game. It may be to start expanding that Microsoft Xbox Experience thats all I think it is Where did this idea of a 300k player thing come from there is no game that can handle that many and Home doesn't count
In my opinion its probably a fps game like the MAG game for playstaion 3.. and why they making a virtual game like home in ps3 if you can only make a 300k people on it. Think about it, if they making a new virual world like the home on ps3 they should expand the player limit to how many people that are using the xbox 360. And if they making a mmorpg or mmo on xbox360 they should support more than 300k or maybe limitless player to join..