The lights are on
We can finally stop calling Microsoft's new console all of the silly things we've concocted for it. It's time to retire Xbox 720, Xbox Next, Next Xbox, Xbox Infinity, Xbox Fusion, and the dreaded "other next-generation consoles."
The name of the new Xbox console is… Xbox ONE.
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That is not the name of a game console. I'm very "meh" on the name.
Apparently, Vita is the only really cool console name now.
From a marketing standpoint im thinking they want to appeal more to gamers. And your typical shopper would be taken back by the name xbox infinity or 720. One sounds simple like something a tablet or phone would use.
Cue a million confused grandmothers who think the Xbox 360 is better because the number is higher. Seriously, One? They couldn't think of a better appellation?
Despite my initial reaction, it's not a bad name. It doesn't make any sense, but it's not terrible.
This name is going to confuse the average consumer that it is the "First" Xbox.
Meh is all i can say
Microsoft always makes the mistake of thinking gamers care as much about random entertainment as games.
Xbox...one..Okay..whatever you say.
Xbox 360: Episode One
That is rather cleaver. Basically undermine the other systems by call it "The One" almost like Neo. It can bend minds and do awesome bullet dodging....or stop them in midair spelling out a big middle finger....okay maybe thinking too hard into it.
I wasn't entirely impressed with what they showed us. But why is it called Xbox one?