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The '''Xbox 360''' is an seventh generation home [[video game console]] developed by [[Microsoft]] and first sold by [[Microsoft]] on 2005-11-22 and discontinued on 2016-04-20. The Xbox 360 uses a proprietary [[DVD]] optical disc as its primary medium for games. It was an extremely popular console selling close to 85 million units despite the fact that it was plagued with a large host of hardware problems including the dreaded red ring of death.
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The '''Xbox 360''' is a seventh generation home [[video game console]] developed and sold by [[Microsoft]] on 2005-11-22 and discontinued on 2016-04-20. The Xbox 360 uses a proprietary [[DVD]] optical disc as its primary medium for games. It was an extremely popular console selling close to 85 million units despite the fact that it was plagued with a large host of hardware problems including the dreaded red ring of death.
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
I was done with buying video game consoles long before the 360 came out, and I certainly wouldn't give money to Microsoft. I may have played the console once briefly, but, the game was a [[first-person shooter]], and playing it just made me long for a PC with a mouse and keyboard.
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I was done with buying dedicated video game consoles long before the 360 came out, and I certainly wouldn't give money to Microsoft. I may have played the console once briefly, but, the game was a [[first-person shooter]], and playing it just made me long for a PC with a mouse and keyboard.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==

Revision as of 18:29, 17 August 2022

Original model Xbox 360.

The Xbox 360 is a seventh generation home video game console developed and sold by Microsoft on 2005-11-22 and discontinued on 2016-04-20. The Xbox 360 uses a proprietary DVD optical disc as its primary medium for games. It was an extremely popular console selling close to 85 million units despite the fact that it was plagued with a large host of hardware problems including the dreaded red ring of death.

Personal

I was done with buying dedicated video game consoles long before the 360 came out, and I certainly wouldn't give money to Microsoft. I may have played the console once briefly, but, the game was a first-person shooter, and playing it just made me long for a PC with a mouse and keyboard.

Status

I do not own an Xbox 360.

Games

See all Xbox 360 Games.

While I haven't played any games on the 360, there are several games that have been released on Windows which were ported to the 360, and these are the ones important to me:

Review

I don't know enough about the console to review it.

Links

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