Microsoft purchases a few new domains, including Xbox8.us and Xbox8.org. Could this be the new name for the next generation of XBOX consoles?
I'm really excited to learn more, the infinity thing seems to fit.
Yea XBOX Infinity fits a little better or if somehow Microsoft can work with Comcast, they could name their next console the XBOXfinity.
Xbox 8 sounds right to me, just one of those things that does lol
Yea it's simple, not some over-the-top kinda name.
I agree because I believe their push next Gen is gonna b an extension of the pc on ur TVs. Windows 8 is coming out as well as surface and their windows phones, and they will all run similar os, which will have kinect integration. I have a ps3 & Xbox but it's nice to link my xbox directly to my computer. I use media center to stream everything from my pc. They are looking to do battle with apple and get the jump on the future os's, b it tablet, television etc.
About 2 months ago me and the Microsoft rep were shooting the shit about new consoles, and he actually told me that Xbox 8 was the code name for it. Even he said he doesn't know much internally, but he had this right. EDIT: Maybe ties into Windows 8?
I love the name Xbox 8 but that would put Sony in a bad position and would force them to stop using the PS 1234 tradition, The regular consumer would buy a Xbox 8 over a PS4 because they would think that 8 is newer or better because its a higher number - but dont think Sony will use PS4 for the next PS because in Japan 4 is a very bad luck number.
They would also think 8 is worse than 360. Seriously it won't be called this.
Its called Xbox 8 because you look at it, do a 360 eight times and walk away
after all those fail "do a 360 and walk away" jokes, you guys finally found a way to say it right.
Atleast this joke is a new one.
Yea but a 360 will make u walk right towards it :p
Not if it's a moonwalk
Dude, you do know that doing a 360 will still point you into the direction of the console? FAIL much?
But doing a figure eight will have you facing away from your original direction.
For real, this joke is old.
Haha, someone should tell this guy what direction he'd be facing if he spun around 360 degrees.
Anybody who thought they would call it 720 should be taken out back and shot.
Too odd for consumers for MS to start naming future xboxs based on hybrid operating systems during the time of launchs. Xbox 8, xbox 13 WTF!? The name will have symbolic meaning of vision/philosophy or function. Xbox inspire, xbox Equilibrium, xbox fusion, xbox Aptus(Latin)
I would have named it X-box pew pew or Sexbox. Every Sexbox comes with a fleshlight, 5 million sold day one.
Kinect enabled fleshlight with motion control and rumble.
Nah I would prefer a pink Wonder Book with a Harry Potter doll - I mean how else our the kids going to learn to put out fires :)
Sign me up broskies, I be a loyal Xbox follower , what's the next PS called? The PS goukai cloud, sounds dumb
I get the feeling it might, just MIGHT be ps4.
@ ha2e48 haha you're right, it does sound dumb but that's because you made up that name.
You like shitty Call of Duty. Your opinion is irrelevant, sorry.
I'm still going for XBOX Mobius...
I knew the next Xbox was not gonna be named 720 LOL!!! I don't know why people thought of that, when 720 on HDTV is lower than 1080p!!!! Why not just name it Xbox 1080 than? Xbox infinity Is a great name for it.
Would make it hard to name the next console though, where do you go after infinity?
X- God or Xbox Universe, because infinity is the universe!!!
And Beyond of course.
Agreed the 360 was symbolic, meaning a complete turnaround or reinvention of the brand. The Numbers themselves have no meaning. It's just a generic doubling of the number indicating a successor. I had a friend that was doing all the wrong things in life and did a 360 (degree) turn his life around.
I think this is more about plans for applying Windows 8 to the system rather than a new system in general. The whole idea of Smartglass being someway implemented into the structure of XB360/Live is more likely.
Never got the hate for the 720 name, but whatever I guess this way everyone is happy.
are you kiddin me? 720 degrees? are you kidding me? you seriously thought it was 720 degrees, wow, did you go to school or grow common sense brain cells? with all respect.
No one ever said it was Xbox 720 degrees you stupid kid, it's Xbox 720 like the number 720. Nothing more, learn how to read; with all do respect.
Its because of the reasoning they gave to name 360, it just wouldnt make any kind of sense to be called 720. Sure, its another revolution in number only, but when the 360 came out, Microsoft stated it was called such becuase they had intended it to be the centre of your entertainment hub, in which everything revolves around. 720 would simply imply everything is spinning around in circles.
I still think X-Phaze or (neXt Phaze) and X-Revolution. Sound like coo games.
Xbox third strike is such an awesome name, I love it, what about Xbox 3, winning is winning edition, hmmm OK OK tough crowd, Xbox xxx dubbed the triple x yes the triple x it is, or Xbox full circle, or Xbox world, the Xbox zues, Xbox one hitter quitter
Can call it bob or mick for all i care day one.
So many names ._. pretty sure xbox infinity works
xbox 8. from that name i feel like MS is setting up some sort of xbox thing incorporated into windows 8 systems.
Xbox is on windows 8, but to what extent is the question
Is that what they're calling it now? Well, I suppose it makes sense since Windows 7 ate 9.
Microsoft took the 3 in "PS3" and added a 60 to its name and changed from XBox 2 to the current name XBox 360 XBox 8 = XBox infinity. 8 rotated 90 degrees = infinity sign. Infinite possibilities with the new XBox Infinity.
INFINITE possibilities... but only if you pay monthly for Xbox Live AND on top of that you also need to pay extra for the services you actually want to use (Netflix and stuff). :D /LOL
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