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Microsoft Xbox 360

Microsoft Xbox 360

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93 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
93

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Summary

Microsoft's 2010 update to the Xbox 360 added a number of key features, including built-in WiFi, less noise, and circuitry designed to prevent the overheating issues that plagued earlier models. The Xbox 360 edges out Sony's PlayStation 3 for our top recommendation thanks in part to its larger game library, the best video apps on any console, the Kinect, and Xbox Live, which still provides a far better online multiplayer experience than the PlayStation Network (even if it isn't free).

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89
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 7

87
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 325
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Specs

Key Specs

Game format
Optical, Downloadable
Online features
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store
Drive capacity
2501
Controller type
Wired, Wireless
Motion controls
Yes
Video outputs
Component, Hdmi
Game format
Online features
Drive capacity
Controller type
Motion controls
Video outputs
Optical, Downloadable
Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store
2501
Wired, Wireless
Yes
Component, Hdmi

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93 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
93

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

90
Jakelegofilms
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
cchadwick00
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
50
NotSo
We have had two Xbox 360 in less than 6 months. The internal hard drive crashes...read more
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