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XBOX TIMELINE У G9o 1999 Microsoft acquires games developer Bungie, securing a launch title called Halo: Combat Evolved. The game would become synonymous with Xbox 2000 Halo: Combat Evolved March 10: Bill Gates unveils Xbox at the Games Developers Conference May 12: Halo: CE unveiled at E3 in LA spec. 64 MB RAM 8GB Memory 2001 November 15: Microsoft launches Xbox in North America Sells over one million consoles in three weeks 2002 March 14: Xbox launches in the UK and Europe November 15: Xbox LIVE launches 2003 13,700,000 December 31: First year sales. Worldwide shipments of 13.7 million 2004 14 countries January 27: Xbox LIVE goes global 750,000+ members September 1: Xbox LIVE community reaches over one million users November 9: Halo 2 is released December 3: Xbox LIVE Arcade launches 2005 spec. 512MB RAM November 22: The Xbox 360 is launched in the US December 2: Microsoft launches the Xbox 360 in the UK up to 250GB Hard drive Xbox LIVE community reaches over two million users 2006 Wireless controller 50,000,000 Downloads August 31: Xbox LĪVE hits 50 million downloads 2007 April 29: Xbox Elite launched spec. Matte black Xbox LIVE subscribers reach three million 120GB Hard drive globally 2008 f 2009 spec. May 1:Xbox LIVE subscribers reach 20 million globally 250GB hard drive and integrated Wi-Fi functionality 88 October 27: Live TV added to Xbox LIVE November 16: Social networking hits Xbox LIVE with the integration of Facebook and Twitter 2010 June 15: Microsoft announces the Xbox 360 S MBOX360 November 4: Microsoft introduces Kinect for Xbox 360. Gamers become the controller with full body, face and voice control KINECT You are the controller 2011 108,000,000 Total console sales 2012 spec. Blue-ray drive, Eight-core processor, 8GB memory, 500GB hard drive April 4: Live community size = 40 million 2013 May 21: Microsoft unveils Xbox One Blu-ray drive and Skype functionality, vibrating feedback, plus upgraded Kinect sensor and voice control Integrates TV, internet and gaming in what Microsoft describes as G6 rocket science stuff 5 XBOX LIVE Source: Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Press Association Graphic Currys PC World

Xbox timeline

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Xbox evolution from the first console to the latest Xbox One. Created for Currys Techtalk blog


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