In the tech world, eight years is eons. In eight years, we've seen the rise of the iPhone and Google's Android OS, the creation of Twitter, and gaming's tremendous growth on Facebook and mobile. Eight years is how long Microsoft sailed on the success of its Xbox 360 console, and only now has a successor risen.
After the huge appeal of the Xbox 360, the Xbox One stands a chance at being just as widely accepted, thanks to the company's vision of an entertainment-unified living room. Microsoft's next-generation console, out Nov. 22 in 13 regions, pushes the envelope to offer an entertainment and gaming experience suited to all types.