Or, alternatively, the Microsoft O2 ("Optimal Ozone"), MEA ("Microsoft Entertainment Activator"), OM ("Odyssey of the Mind") or any other number of ridiculous things. Blackley said that, while "Xbox" was originally an internal shortening of "DirectX Box" used in email threads, it was the only contender to survive the four-stage naming process.
Out of the entire list, we think the most historically interesting option was Microsoft TSO, which meant "Three Six Zero." Sound familiar?
- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat
- Drive capacity 8 GB
- Controller type Wired
- Video outputs Component, RCA / composite, S-Video
- Dimensions 3.94 x 12.6 x 260 in
- Weight 8.51 lb
- Discontinued 2006-11-01
Microsoft Xbox One