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Microsoft, the tech giant behind the PC revolution, created and owns the Xbox video game brand. The original Xbox was released in North America on November 15, 2001. The name Xbox is an abbreviation for DirectX Box, a reference to Microsoft's graphics API, DirectX.


The Xbox brand includes five video game consoles, as well as applications (games), streaming services, Xbox network, and a development studio called Xbox Game Studios. The majority of games released for the original Xbox are backwards compatible and can be played on its successor. Xbox and Xbox Live-branded games have also been released for Microsoft Windows, Android, and iOS devices.


Consoles


  1. Xbox (2001)
  2. Xbox 360 (2005)
  3. Xbox One (2013)
  4. Xbox Series X and Series S (2020)


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Microsoft CEO is confident that Xbox Activision Blizzard deal will go through as scrutiny moved to phase 2
Microsoft CEO is confident that Xbox Activision Blizzard deal will go through as scrutiny moved to phase 2

Microsoft CEO is confident that Xbox Activision Blizzard deal will go through as scrutiny moved to phase 2

Deathloop guide: How to play PvP multiplayer
Deathloop guide: How to play PvP multiplayer

Deathloop guide: How to play PvP multiplayer

Xbox Game Pass adds new titles for September 2022: Deathloop, Valheim, Slime Rancher 2, and more
Xbox Game Pass adds new titles for September 2022: Deathloop, Valheim, Slime Rancher 2, and more

Xbox Game Pass adds new titles for September 2022: Deathloop, Valheim, Slime Rancher 2, and more

5 major announcements at Tokyo Game Show 2022 that no one saw coming
5 major announcements at Tokyo Game Show 2022 that no one saw coming

5 major announcements at Tokyo Game Show 2022 that no one saw coming

"The start of something special": Kojima's meeting with Phil Spencer has fans speculating about what's next
"The start of something special": Kojima's meeting with Phil Spencer has fans speculating about what's next

"The start of something special": Kojima's meeting with Phil Spencer has fans speculating about what's next

Phil Spencer confirms Xbox prices will stay the same as "users are in the worst economic times"
Phil Spencer confirms Xbox prices will stay the same as "users are in the worst economic times"

Phil Spencer confirms Xbox prices will stay the same as "users are in the worst economic times"

5 biggest game announcements made at Xbox’s Tokyo Game Show 2022
5 biggest game announcements made at Xbox’s Tokyo Game Show 2022

5 biggest game announcements made at Xbox’s Tokyo Game Show 2022

Tokyo Game Show 2022 reveals both Ni no Kuni games are soon headed to Xbox
Tokyo Game Show 2022 reveals both Ni no Kuni games are soon headed to Xbox

Tokyo Game Show 2022 reveals both Ni no Kuni games are soon headed to Xbox

Former PlayStation exclusive Deathloop rumored to become available soon on Xbox consoles
Former PlayStation exclusive Deathloop rumored to become available soon on Xbox consoles

Former PlayStation exclusive Deathloop rumored to become available soon on Xbox consoles

"Company that built their name through exclusives": Community blasts PlayStation for objecting Xbox's plans with Call of Duty
"Company that built their name through exclusives": Community blasts PlayStation for objecting Xbox's plans with Call of Duty

"Company that built their name through exclusives": Community blasts PlayStation for objecting Xbox's plans with Call of Duty

DualSense Edge vs Xbox Elite Series 2 Core: Which new pro controller is better?
DualSense Edge vs Xbox Elite Series 2 Core: Which new pro controller is better?

DualSense Edge vs Xbox Elite Series 2 Core: Which new pro controller is better?

 Xbox One X vs Xbox series S: How does the performance compare?
 Xbox One X vs Xbox series S: How does the performance compare?

 Xbox One X vs Xbox series S: How does the performance compare?

Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family will let you share your subscription: Prices, available regions, benefits, and more
Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family will let you share your subscription: Prices, available regions, benefits, and more

Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family will let you share your subscription: Prices, available regions, benefits, and more

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Xbox head Phil Spencer is determined on keeping Call of Duty multi-platform and predicts exclusivity “is something we’re just going to see less and less of"
Xbox head Phil Spencer is determined on keeping Call of Duty multi-platform and predicts exclusivity “is something we’re just going to see less and less of"

Xbox head Phil Spencer is determined on keeping Call of Duty multi-platform and predicts exclusivity “is something we’re just going to see less and less of"

How to access Xbox Cloud Gaming on Samsung Smart TV
How to access Xbox Cloud Gaming on Samsung Smart TV

How to access Xbox Cloud Gaming on Samsung Smart TV

When could Black Adam release in MultiVersus? 
When could Black Adam release in MultiVersus? 

When could Black Adam release in MultiVersus? 

Xbox Series X|S guide: How to use keyboard and mouse with your console
Xbox Series X|S guide: How to use keyboard and mouse with your console

Xbox Series X|S guide: How to use keyboard and mouse with your console

How Call of Duty's astronomical revenues is the driving force for Xbox to keep the franchise multiplatform
How Call of Duty's astronomical revenues is the driving force for Xbox to keep the franchise multiplatform

How Call of Duty's astronomical revenues is the driving force for Xbox to keep the franchise multiplatform

What to expect from Xbox at Gamescom 2022, possible game reveals, and more
What to expect from Xbox at Gamescom 2022, possible game reveals, and more

What to expect from Xbox at Gamescom 2022, possible game reveals, and more

Xbox Elite Series 2 controller might be getting a white paint job, according to recent leaks
Xbox Elite Series 2 controller might be getting a white paint job, according to recent leaks

Xbox Elite Series 2 controller might be getting a white paint job, according to recent leaks

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