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See Windows Phone 7 in action

Real-Time phone-to-console multiplayer in the works

A video has emerged on the internet of a Microsoft rep running through some of the features of Windows Phone 7.

It's your chance to see how it works and there's a bit of a Q&A afterwards.

The MS rep says that the device will be limited to turn based multiplayer over Wi-Fi at launch but real-time multiplayer between phone and console is the end goal.

"We are working on real-time phone-to-console, likely initially through Wi-Fi. Operator networks are sensitive to that," the rep said.

"That's not on day one; day one will be turn-by-turn as well as companion-type gaming where you play a level on the phone and it may unlock a level or a weapon or some special achievement on the console game."

"But, yeah absolutely working on phone-to-console real-time. That is something we're working on and expect to have in the near future."

See for yourself:

[ SOURCE: Joystiq ]