The devices could be available as soon as this Fall,the report,which cited anonymous sources,said.
Google,the world’s No.1 Web search engine,is also working on a revamped version of the Nexus Q music-streaming device,the report said. Google unveiled the Nexus Q in June 2012,but never released the product,which received critical reviews.
Google is increasingly involved in the hardware business as it seeks to better compete against iPhone-maker Apple Inc. It acquired mobile phone company Motorola Mobility last year and Google is currently testing a wearable computing device known as Google Glass.
Google’s Android operating system is the world’s most popular mobile software,featured on three out of every four smartphones sold. A video game console could provide a significant opportunity for Google to expand Android’s reach beyond its stronghold in smartphones and tablets.
Google was not immediately available for comment.