XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT

XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT

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XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT

– Microsoft has declared it would hence forth discontinue the production of xbox 360 games at exactly 10 years after its launching in Japan

XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT
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XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT

The popular Xbox 360 game was first shown in Japan in year 2005.

Ever since the launching of the game in the year, its fame has gone round continents while its critics have grown by the day.

XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT

However, Microsoft has said it is to stop manufacturing the XBox 360 games console, 10 years after the game was launched.

In a blog post, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said gamers had completed more than 78 billion hours of play on the devices.

Last year the firm enabled Xbox 360 games to work on its replacement, the Xbox One.

Mr Spencer said all remaining Xbox 360 consoles would still be sold, and the platform would continue to be supported for existing users.

XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT
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“I am incredibly proud of all of the work and dedication that went into development of the Xbox 360 hardware, services and games portfolio over the last decade. And I’m grateful to the fans for their continued passion and support,” he wrote.

“While we’ve had an amazing run, the realities of manufacturing a product over a decade old are starting to creep up on us.

Reacting to the news, here is what Adam Rosser, Game On presenter, Radio 5 has got to say:

‘’I don’t think anyone will see this as an unexpected move by Microsoft – you could almost say it’s about time they pulled the plug.

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There are a lot of very good games out there made for the XBox 360 but it is a 10-year-old device.

All these things have a moment in the sun and the Xbox 360 had longer than most – it was certainly around for a lot longer than the original Xbox.

It’s not like the ZX Spectrum or the Commodore 64 – there is a nostalgia value to that but when you sit down with a 360 version of a current generation game you can see the difference… and nobody’s nostalgic for graphics that are a bit less good.

In 20 years’ time people will find an Xbox 360 under the stairs and say, ‘Oh wow, I remember this, isn’t it cute’. But the cute factor doesn’t come into it yet – it’s too soon.’’

XBOX 360 GAME CONSOLE STOPPED BY MICROSOFT