The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft.
In North America, it was released on November 15, 2001. In 2002, it was released Australia, Europe, and Japan.
It is a sixth-generation console in direct competition with PlayStation and GameCube.
Also, this was the first console produced by an American company since 1996, when the Atari Jaguar ceased production.
The Xbox console was discontinued in 2005. As of May 2006, it reached 24 million consoles sold worldwide. The Xbox successors are Xbox 360, launched in 2005, and Xbox One launched in 2013.
What was the operating system for Xbox?
The operating system for Xbox was based on Windows architecture, namely Windows NT, although it has modified log files.
What games were available on Xbox?
By the time the Xbox console launched, some of the most popular games were Dead or Alive 3, Halo: Combat Evolved and Project Gotham Racing. Users could play these games on the new Xbox console.
Moreover, with the Xbox Live launch in 2002, the online service developed by Microsoft, allowed gamers to play many games in multiplayer mode on this console.
In 2004, Xbox made a deal with Electronic Arts and many popular games reached the Microsoft console. The new deal boosted the popularity of the Xbox console and secured its place among the gaming community.
Errors with the Xbox console
Although the Xbox console is popular among users, there are several issues with it. Check out the articles below to solve those problems.
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