The next Microsoft gaming console - otherwise known as the Xbox - will arrive before the 2013 holidays.
This is according to Bloomberg sources "familiar with the companies plans."
We could see the new 'Box at a standalone event or at an industry shindig like June's E3, the sources noted.
Fun and games
All signs have pointed to the next Xbox arriving by Christmas 2013, so the news is really no surprise.
While a year seems like a long way off, the Xbox 360 is still selling incredibly well, with 750,000 copies flying off shelves around the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.
Microsoft better watch out during its launch, though: we could see Sony bring a PlayStation 4 join the holiday fun.