According to sources at MTV Networks, Microsoft is currently designing a Wiimote-style controller for the Xbox 360 that “will also receive signal from an LED sensor bar (like the Wii), but one-ups the Wiimote by having a microphone on board for Xbox Live chat.”

He doesn’t have many other solid points of data�there are guesses about it using the standard rechargeable battery pack and what colors it will have�but he does think the target date of late ’08 looks very likely

[via Gizmodo]