Top 10 Tech Train Wrecks of 2007: Xbox 360 Makes List

Xbox 360 hardware woes

Microsoft really hit it out of the park when it came to the Xbox 360's software-consider the slick Dashboard, the persistent Achievements and Gamertags, and the top-notch Xbox Video Marketplace. But the actuall 360 hardware is a disaster: chronically glitchy, prone to overheating, and all too susceptible to the "Red Ring of Death," which signals a critical hardware failure. Indeed, I'm already on my second Xbox 360 in barely a year, and just about every 360 owner I know has had to send their console back to Redmond for repair. In June, Microsoft finally did the right thing and owned up to the shoddy state of its hardware, extending the Xbox 360's warranty to a full three years and taking a $1 billion charge in the process.


The 360 has a 33% failure rate, inciting people to call for a national recall.

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jiggyjay4033d ago

M$ should just buy out Sony game division so they can build their gaming system for them.. I mean how much is sony's game division worth now adays?? oh that's right nothing right now because its losing Sony money!

Chaos Striker4033d ago (Edited 4033d ago )

Surprising how you would make an assertion based on no statistics and no numbers. Can you show that they make $0? I think not. And furthermore, it is absolutely impossible for a company to buy another company's division unless the company with trouble puts it on sale. Do we see that? No, we don't. So, basically everything you 'try' to explain is completely useless and utterly stupid.

to4074033d ago (Edited 4033d ago )

Who is this guy posting old news. The actual article is dated 20th nov.
You had a whole 9 days to post this article,you just dug into the archives for this one, probably because of the recent postings entailing xbox360 problems(RROD). its Pathetic really. you will need to try just a tad harder.

Gamespot-equals-EGM4033d ago (Edited 4033d ago )

It was on Yahoo's front page 20 mins ago. That was the first time I saw it.

And its still on Yahoo's front page if you check.

harpua4033d ago

hey, at least the 360 will stay at number one on this list.

WilliamRLBaker4033d ago

and thats all this post is, lets ignore all the other stuff on the list completely why dont we and post a flamebait.

*shakes head*

razer4033d ago

shows just how full of sh!t this site is and it's PS3 fanboy armies.

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