1. Deleted User

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    Come 10th gen and they'll come up with the most confusing name yet, the Zbox

    How do you pronounce it? Zedbox? Zeebox? Zebox? Snorebox?
     
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  2. Jayro

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    Imagine being an alien who collects game consoles, and not being able to find the Xbox 2 through Xbox 359...
     
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  3. codezer0

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    could just call it the SeXbox but the google search result party will be fun for that :creep:
     
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    They thought just Xbox was BETTER than Xbox Series X? I know they've got it into their heads that brand recognition is important, but costumer confusion only continues to get worse.

    "Can I get an Xbox?"
    "Xbox number one, or the latest?"
    "Isn't Xbox number One the latest?"
    "No, that came first."
    "How can Xbox One be first if the 360 came before it?"
    "The 360 came out after Xbox."
    "I heard about that new console, Xbox Series X"
    "No, that's the Xbox, which is not in stores yet. Different from the Xbox, which hasn't been in stores in more than a decade."
     
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    sex is actually the name of shop firmware or kiosks for the ps3, so that acronym has been used before. it obviously doesn't mean the same thing though.
     
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    So what you're saying is we're in for a variety of xboxsex? A lot of choices to enjoy all the wonderful xboxsex content? :P

    Problem with how they handled it, even if it does come out as you suggest, it will look reactionary rather than part of the plan. And that's assuming microsoft is going to do something which makes sense :P But if they want to try and create something consistent, I'm all for that. As long as they improve the god-awful UI, I really don't mind what they call it.
     
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    They should have just called it the PlayStation 6.
     
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    This just in: Microsoft half-assedly excuses the poor naming scheme with a very vague and blanket statement of "It's simply 'Xbox'".. Yet.. We see they've tacked on a tasteless moniker. Stop it, Microsoft. You're drunk. Go home.
     
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    I definitely agree with you on the UI part. It looks like a cheap-ass Roku UI.

    You spend 4-$500 on a premium game console (X1X), and they reward you with an interface that screams, "cookie-cutter media box". It's a slap in the face.
     
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    I think it's about time for avgn to do a chronologically confused episode on the xbox.
     
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    :rofl2:

    All in all, Microsoft needs to listen to the Chicago Bulls star himself:



    Or hire more of these:

     
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    Or the Play, Stay, Shun
    Play (games on our console)
    Stay (away from Sony consoles)
    Shun (the competition)
     
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    XBOX X Series is a great name. Every youtuber is just overreacting and the sheep people just follow them.
     
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    they are so stupid they can't even name their consoles anymore. it's like they are deliberately sabotaging the xbox so it can die and they can just have all their games on steam forever. :lol:
     
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    Oh dear you think Microsoft enjoy reading the hammering its getting- in the background I bet ther arguing and shouting with each other saying things like I'm sending my cv to sony I'm gonna piss on Yr xbox or fk achievements I'm gonna be a trophy hunter now
     
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    Xbox>Xbo>Xb>X>
     
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    Xboner received the same ridicule when it was announced.
    But that yeh, certainly more original then Playstation 1, Playstation 2, Playstation 3 ect.
     
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    The playstation doesn't need to be more original the brand name is so huge everyone recognises it and going in number order like films is a natural thing - we kno you like xbox over sony but you can't defend its mess with its recent console names
     
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    Are you fucking kidding me? Seriously, which fucking joker over in Redmond is naming this shit?
     
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    so what's the first console in the series?
     
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