MS: No new Xbox for “a long, long time”

Hoping for the next gen Xbox to show up soon? Best not. According to Microsoft’s Xbox UK boss Stephen McGill, new tech from the company is yet “years” away.

“I think there’s still a lot of legs left with the Xbox 360,” said the exec while chatting with Xbox 360 Achievements in a recent interview, “so we’re years away from contemplating what comes next.”

“As you know, with Xbox 360 we constantly innovate with the current console you have, through extra services on Xbox Live that we can pump down the service,” he added, ” then obviously with Kinect; that’s a massive game-changer for the industry, transforming what entertainment in games can be for friends and family.”

Kinect is expected to shift 3 million units this holiday, by both Microsoft itself and analysts alike.

“This generation is here for a long, long time,” says McGill.