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Does Microsoft Have a Chance in the Family Market?

The Xbox 360 Arcade is being marketed as the system for families to pick up this holiday season. But does the Xbox 360 even stand a chance in this portion of the market?

Well, that all depends on what your definition of "stand a chance" is.

Gaming Today reports.

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BloodySinner3587d ago

To be honest, they do have a chance but I just don't see it happening.

Gamespot-equals-EGM3586d ago (Edited 3586d ago )

Hopefully the few families that buy the Xbox 360 on this tenous premise ('family' console....that's a joke right) won't get RROD. That would s*ck.

MS would f*ck up the whole holiday season for that family.

'Daddy, daddy, the Xbox doesn't work anymore.'

Mom: 'Gee Bob, what should we do?'

Dad: 'I haven't the slightest idea Jane. I shalt call MS to see if they could assist me.'

Dad after waiting 30 minutes on hold with MS customer service: 'Aww f*ck it, kids you are all getting PSP's this Christmas.'

Kids: 'Hellz yeah!'

AngryTypingGuy3586d ago (Edited 3586d ago )

Yes, but they have to market it right. They need the right commercials, possibly ones that show the whole family having fun with a diverse group of simple, fun games. They need to air the commercials during family shows, and on Saturday morning cartoon shows. They need to make kids say "I want that" to their parents when they see it. It would also help if they showed how much more powerful it is than the Wii.

Will it replace the Wii as the lead family console? No, but they can at least take a percentage of the casual market.

Prismo_Fillusion3586d ago

Not a chance in hell. Let's be honest here.

gogators3586d ago

and drop the price to 229. 200 bucks and I think you might have at least few people bitting.

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