Why did they choose "Xbox One" instead of "Xbox 720?"

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TJ_UNLIMITED
3 years ago#1
Doesn't make much sense to me from a marketing standpoint. It's almost as bad as "Wii U." I think 720 would've been better since it's 360 times 2. When I hear "Xbox One," I think the original Xbox, like people say Sonic 1 when referring to the original Sonic game even though it wasn't actually called "Sonic 1."
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dnmt
3 years ago#2
All in one. Input one. Beta tested.. in the future! Reasons.

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BeefEaster
3 years ago#3
both are incredibly dumb names

I think MS named it the xbox one because they assumed people would call it "the one" for short

but we all know how that turned out
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userfrigginame
3 years ago#4
They didn't call it Xbox 360 just for the hell of it. It was something about a 360 degrees experience or something. No point in calling the next one 720, since that'd just be another 360. Still, I see your point in how ignorant consumers might get confused by naming it "Xbox One."

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Ch3wy
3 years ago#5
Really, after all this time you haven't figured out why they called it that?
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natevines
3 years ago#6
Because when you walk up to it, you turn 720 degrees and walk away?

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TJ_UNLIMITED
3 years ago#7
Ch3wy posted...
Really, after all this time you haven't figured out why they called it that?


Can always count on Ch3wy to come in with his keyboard warrior act because he didn't comprehend what he read
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userfrigginame
3 years ago#8
natevines posted...
Because when you walk up to it, you turn 720 degrees and walk away?


So, you actually turn 900 degrees?

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Ch3wy
3 years ago#9
TJ_UNLIMITED posted...
Ch3wy posted...
Really, after all this time you haven't figured out why they called it that?


Can always count on Ch3wy to come in with his keyboard warrior act because he didn't comprehend what he read


Ad hominem.
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TJ_UNLIMITED
3 years ago#10
Ch3wy posted...
TJ_UNLIMITED posted...
Ch3wy posted...
Really, after all this time you haven't figured out why they called it that?


Can always count on Ch3wy to come in with his keyboard warrior act because he didn't comprehend what he read


Ad hominem.


Ok, take care now, bye bye then.
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