The next XBOX won't be showing up for a while, but that hasn't stopped people from guessing what it might be called.
I wonder what Sony will name there next console. "sarcasm"
Now we get news about fake names?
ixbox mexbox 2getherxbox ourxbox weforusmexobox kindbox kinectedbox seems to be the new marketing trend lately. promoting unity, yet encouraging individuality through customising everything (when you actually doing nothing)
that MS will be using something called nano scale technology for the 360 successor and games will not be made on disk anymore but on small storage sticks. With this Nano scale tech, MS should be able to make a game console half the size of the Wii and more powerful than the 360. The link is from 2007 but the tech has been in works for a longer time and by time the next xbox is ready to be released the nano tech should be finished. http://thefutureofthings.co...
Wow since no one guessed it, I'll tell you the future: KINEXBOX
hmmm maybe they will come with a new name...playstation 4 perhaps who knows :/
Actually, the number 4 is considered bad luck in Japan. So perhaps, Sony might change it?
It's just logical, bad luck or not. If they change the name, they lose all brand recognition for their console. The word "PlayStation" is very recognizable and has been engraved in gamers minds, so to change it would be dumb. As far as the 360's successor's name, they better not call it Xbox 3, since that would imply inferiority to the PS4. Of course, Xbox 720 doesn't sound good either, so who knows what they'll call it. They just don't need to call it Xbox 3 since some people are going to see PS4 and Xbox 3 and just assume 4 is better than 3. lol
The word "PlayStation" is very recognizable and has been engraved in gamers minds, so to change it would be dumb yeah but that doesnt mean i cant be called 4. it could still be called playstation how about the playstation 360?
The reason why Xbox named their Xbox 2 Xbox 360 was because Playstation 3 would sound more advanced than Xbox 2... If Sony named their next PS PS360 not only would it sound like it is on the same level as the Xbox 360 but it would also sound as if it is PS 3.5 and not really their next console. People will think its just another PS3 with a few more features and that Sony will soon release a PS4.
Xbox SP or something with initials ex. Xbox X Xbox WII Xbox PS Xbox VHS Xbox XD Xbox I C UR PP Sounds possible
One thing is for sure, Microsoft won't call it Xbox 720. Just look at Windows: Windows 3.1 (Versioning) Windows 95 (Year) Windows XP (Abbreviation) Windows Vista (Fancy Word) Windows 7 (Oh, back to versioning now) So it'll probably be something completely random, not number based.
thats true then, i actually imagine them naming it xbox4. because of the slim, and they could argue about technical details to justify the name xbox 4.
@Goosepoose: I'd say Xbox4 because they consider Kinect as a full console. but I (and I think the global market too) don't consider kinect to be a console by itself.
The xbox 360 name reminds me of the next office called office 365 which mostly will be in the cloud. What if the next xbox will be called xbox 365 wil this mean the next xbox is also cloud based or at least for a large part.Which makes sense since Microsoft after windows 7 microsoft has dedicated a large part of their resources in cloud based technology. Other possible names:kinect 360,xbox 7,xbox etc.
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what about the seXbox
that's my sexbox, and her name is sony. LOL.
Wow, that is a weird disagree, it was a reference to a movie moron.
judging by that horrible list of names and the the suggestions found in this forum, i must say ms screwed themselves over with the xbox 'sequel' name. if you ask me the only decent name i can think of is.....well its not my job. people get paid to do what we doing right now.
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I think the real reason why MS went with Xbox 360 instead of Xbox 2 was because Sony was going on their third console. The PS3. If they called it the Xbox 2. It would seem like they were lagging behind Sony. In other words. We're 2, like the PS2 and we represent the past. While Sony is ahead of us with 3. They're the future. So MS cleverly came up with a way to add 3 in their name. Xbox 360.
I agree with everything you say. Exactry ... as my JP friends would say.
That's what I just said. (I didn't see this comment yet. haha) Basically, Xbox 3 will make it look inferior to PlayStation 4.
I agree with you too Jimmy.
yeah that was the explanation given. But I also think that the word 360 is used in a way to imply total revolution. (As the 360 also happens to be a completely new console from the ground up with intel and ATI instead of AMD and Nvidia with the original xbox). But hey these are my 2 cents.
absolutely right sir
I laughed, then wept, then laughed again.
LOL I tried.
what about halo
Halo is the worst character ever. Eh doesn't shoot right and eh afraids of everything!
People seem to think the next xbox will be called the xbox 720 I dont think so I think it will be called the xbox 1080 because it will output true 1080p see this gen is all about 720p so the next xbox should ouput 1080p so you see what I am saying. Just my view.
You should have read the story. That exact point is made.
Can't you read I said just my view I can't put my view in the comments now even if it agrees with the article.
I say MS should skip Xbox 3 and simply call it Xbox 4. Why the hell not, considering they are dubbing Kinect sort of the 3rd anyway.
than you can consider the xbox 360 s (or slim or whatever you want to call it) the third iteration of the xbox i guess with kenict. kinda logical.
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in this article is the first sentance; "The next XBOX won't be showing up for a while," that right there is bad news....the 360 is so dated it is a relic, alan wake 540p, spliter cell conviction 576p, those are resolutions better suited to 1999...please, pull the plug on the 360...it's getting depressing. You could still make 360 releases, just bring out something new, it will be sad when the wii2 launches and is twice as powerful as the ps3 and 360, hell, there are netbooks with more raw power than the 360.
Slow news day
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It should be named "Botox Box" and the design should represent Heidi Montags face.
the Tony "Hawks" 900 and his face will be on the guide button.
who cares the xbox is useless anyway
it'll be called Winbox
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