In the ongoing story of the Xbox 720 drama, Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb reported that Microsoft has issued a statement regarding the tweet that Adam Orth sent out saying that the next generation console would need an internet connection in order to run video games.

Here's what Microsoft said in the statement:

"We apologize for the inappropriate comments made by an employee on Twitter yesterday. This person is not a spokesperson for Microsoft, and his personal views do not reflect the customer centric approach we take to our products or how we would communicate directly with our loyal consumers.  We are very sorry if this offended anyone, however we have not made any announcements about our product roadmap, and have no further comment on this matter."

It seems that lips are still sealed on whether or not the rumors are true but one thing is for sure, things are about to get very interesting between now and the 720's launch.

[via majornelson.com]

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