According to the fine folks over at CVG, the latest issue of Game Informer is reporting that the next Xbox console (which we enjoy calling the Xbox 720) will drop sometime in 2010 and bring with it a player's Xbox 360 achievements and Gamerscore. Of course, the Xbox 720 is a long, long while away and a lot can change, but word on the street is that all the hard work you're putting into achievements now won't go wasted once the 720 releases. And that should give you a warm fuzzy for the time being. Though, this shouldn't even be considered a rumor, it should be fact. We're looking you square in the eye Microsoft and demanding both achievement and Gamerscore rollovers come next, next gen. Otherwise, expect to feel the wraith of millions of angry fanboys ...

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