Why call it "Xbox"

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10 months ago#1
When the logo is of an X imprinted into a sphere?
10 months ago#2
Because the system is shaped like a box? F*** if I know.
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10 months ago#3
DirectXbox is where the name came from.
10 months ago#4
Assuming you are actually serious and asking the question. The name xbox was short for DirectX Box.
10 months ago#5
First, there were our code names, which were WEP – ‘Windows Entertainment Project’ – designed to make Microsoft executives comfortable, Midway – ‘Midway between a PC and a console or ‘Battle of Midway’ – you decide – and DirectX Box, which was shortened to xbox in email very early on.”

http://www.edge-online.com/features/11-x-cyberplayground-ehq-the-rejected-names-for-microsofts-first-console/
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10 months ago#6
Yarn
10 months ago#7
Why is the sky blue?
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10 months ago#8
DirectX and it was box-y shaped. Xbox.
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