Evolution of the Xbox

Timeline created by Zanguestu027(xbox username)
  • First Xbox

    First Xbox
    It was originally dubbed as "DirectX box." The first Xbox was made by Microsoft as the first gaming consul made as a PC it ran on Windows 2000. It was manufactured by Flex Electronics. Has a hard drive and built-in broadband and networking support. Its storage capacity 8 or 10 GB internal Hard Drive and 64mb of memory. http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/the-history-of-the-xbox/
  • Xbox Live

    Xbox Live
    Allows user to play online with others and download games, apps, accessories, my player, add ons.
  • Translucent Green Xbox

    Translucent Green Xbox
    A limited edition, translucent green Xbox is released in Europe.
    Microsoft's reason to release this is just to up their profit by changing little things up until the next big idea/improvement. It was only released in Europe at this time to test the profit income because Europe adds a lot/ the most to the "video-game economy".
  • Translucent Green Xbox(Halo edition)

    Translucent Green Xbox(Halo edition)
    Microsoft released a limited edition, only 200,000 were made) called Halo Xbox in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand(the major video-game buying community). It's translucent green like the European special edition but comes packaged with Halo: Combat Evolved. They did this for the same reason as the last special edition in Europe, to see if consumers will like the new business method of colors and bundles and it succeeded.
  • The Xbox 360 (only released in the United States and Canada)

    The Xbox 360 (only released in the United States and Canada)
    To compete in the "7th generation" of consules Microsoft released the Xbox 360. Major features of the Xbox 360 are its integrated Xbox Live service that allows players to compete online, download arcade games, game demos, trailers, TV shows, music and movies, most apps, and connectable to the newest version of Windows. Tremendous increase in storage capacity - Detachable Hard Drives, 20 GB, 60 GB, 120 GB, 250 GB, also 512mb of memory (RAM).
  • Xbox 360 Elite

    Xbox 360 Elite
    The Xbox 360 Elite contained a 120 GB hard drive and a matte black finish. The Elite retail package also included a controller and headset that match the system's black finish.
    No major improvements just add ons.
  • Xbox 360 Slim(S)

    Xbox 360 Slim(S)
    A slimmer Xbox 360 design, which was expected to include a 250 GB hard drive and integrated Wi-Fi functionality.
  • Kinect

    Microsoft comes out with the Kinect which allows you to experience a first person motion censored game.
  • Xbox one

    Xbox one
    The Xbox one is slimmer has a a tremendously bigger storage(500GB and 1TB) than the previous Xbox 360. It has more applications, higher quality, better/stronger/lighter PC material and is faster. Can hold more games. More benefits from Xbox Live. Also contains Kinect and headsets. And as a bonus you can play some compatible Xbox 360 games.
  • Xbox One S

    Xbox One S
    It has a more slicker/ higher color design. It has a tremendous amount of storage(1Tb, 2Tb). Has/support 4k quality. Better game-play experience. More perks/add ons with Xbox Live. It is smaller but has a built in power supply. It will also contain a improved headset, wireless controller, and kinect system.