Executive President of Gaming at Microsoft
Xbox was founded in the year 2001. The company has been operational for almost 17 years now. The founder of the company was Microsoft. The original Xbox was released in the year 2001, and the year 2002 in Japan as well. It was the company's first foray into the console market for the first time. The Xbox started competing with the Sony PlayStation 2, Sega's Dreamcast and also Nintendo's Gamecube as well. The Xbox used a DirectX API, which was similar to that of Microsoft's Windows OS. The Xbox Live service was launched in the year 2002, which allowed players to play online with or without an internet connection. Halo Combat Evolved and Halo 2 was the essential games on the first Xbox.
Then in the year 2005, the Xbox 360 was launched. This console competed with Nintendo's Wii and also Sony's PlayStation 3 as well. The Xbox Live service was upgraded for the newer platform, and it also added Xbox Music and Xbox Video as well. In the year 2010, the company had released a redesigned Xbox 360 model, with better connectivity and also integrated features as well. The first Xbox 360 had a 250GB hard drive, while the latter only had 4GB storage. Three years later, in the year 2013, the Xbox One was released. It competed with Sony's PlayStation 4 and Nintendo's Wii U and Switch. The Xbox One had a Blu-ray disc player, which the Xbox 360 didn't have, along with updates interface and also powerful hardware as well. The Xbox One S followed the Xbox One at the E3 2016, which was again followed by a much more powerful console on the planet - the Xbox One X at E3 2017. The headquarters of the company is based in One Microsoft Way. The name of the place is Redmond, while the state name is Washington, USA. The pin code of the area is 98052.
Xbox is an American company that focuses on the design and development of various kinds of game consoles and also video game software, for its customers. The head of the company is Phil Spencer. The original Xbox had sold over 24 million, along with the Xbox 360 sales figures at 84 million. The Xbox One had sold almost 21 million units as of the current date.
The primary services of the company include allowing customers to enjoy the content and entertainment that is developed, designed, marketed and distributed by the company itself. This consists of the game consoles and also the related online services like the Xbox Live and digital game libraries as well, like the Xbox Online Store for buying games digitally, or even retail discs too.
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