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Microsoft developing 300,000 player online game

Ben Parfitt

Microsoft is trying to make history with a new 360 title, it seems - by developing a system that allows for 300,000 players simultaneously.

A job posting released by the firm has called for "an experienced server developer to help develop our server architecture. We are building an extremely high performance system to extend console games to the server in new ways; creating a completely new set of web services to support dynamic programming information of games and scheduling data".

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