Microsoft has announced its releasing a new XDK console to developers which has been designed to increase the efficiency of any size development team, while creating Xbox 360 games, together with reducing their costs.
To aid development teams, Microsoft explains that they will be they will be offering the new XDK at a significantly reduced price from its predecessor. Once purchased developers have the option to license a separate Sidecar attachment that offers debugging and disc emulation capabilities. The Sidecar add-on can be shared across multiple XDK consoles, removing the need for the development team to license multiple development consoles.
Microsoft has also upgraded the RAM, built-in flash memory, and increases the internal hard drive size together with a slimmer form factor. But has refrained to divulge just how much memory and storage has been added in specifics.