The story of Xbox docuseries, Power on, is now available on YouTube

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  • Power On, the Story of Xbox is now available on YouTube, you can get follow through with the most popular gaming brands stories here.
  • You can now purchase a limited edition poster featuring key art at the Xbox Gear Shop but only for a limited time.
  • Get back to memory lane and reminisce about Xbox’s humble beginnings.

A free six-part docuseries called Power On: The Story of Xbox—which reveals the surprising story behind the rise of one of the world’s most popular gaming brands—is now available to stream on YouTube and Microsoft Movies & TV.

The six episodes last about 40 minutes and are available in 30 languages with English-language audio descriptions, and they feature interviews with members of the teams who designed each of Microsoft’s Xbox consoles.

Memory lane

“Each episode covers a different chapter of Xbox history from its humble beginnings within Microsoft, to the design behind the original prototype console, to heartbreaking challenges like the Red Ring of Death, to Microsoft’s attempt to acquire Nintendo in 2000, and so much more. This docuseries will be a nostalgic walk down memory lane for those who have been Xbox players since day one and an eye-opening origin story for those who are newer to gaming,” said the Xbox team. 

Last month, Microsoft marked the 20th anniversary of the original release of the Xbox, this month with a free trial version of Halo Infinite’s multiplayer mode and next month with the opening of a digital “museum” experience.

A limited-edition poster featuring the key art for each chapter of “Power On: The Story of Xbox” will be available for purchase from the Xbox Gear Shop for a limited time.

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