The Xbox 360 launched for the first time on November 22, 2005. It was officially discontinued in April 2016. As of June 2014, the Xbox 360 sold 84 million units.
The Xbox 360 launched in 2005 to take on the Sony PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii in the home console market. Due to some manufacturing issues, Microsoft had a year head start over Sony in the seventh-generation console war. It succeeded the original Xbox, which didn’t see the kind of success the PS2 saw, but it laid the foundation to give the Japanese gaming giant a run for its money. On its 15th anniversary, let’s look back at some of the interesting and fun facts you probably didn’t know about the Xbox 360 and the Xbox brand.
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