Xbox 360Editor: Sam Sabri
The Xbox 360 is Microsoft's second video game console in the Xbox series. The Xbox is its predecessor, while the Xbox One its successor. It was launched on November 22, 2005 in the United States and Canada. A week later it launched in Europe and Japan a week after that. As of early 2014, over 83.7 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold worldwide.
Here are the specs for the Xbox 360:
- 2 GHz PowerPC Tri-Core Xenon
- 512 MB of GDDR3 RAM clocked at 700 MHz
- Varies by model: Options include 4GB and go up to 320 GB
- 500 MHz ATI Xenos
- HDMI out
- 11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
The Xbox 360 was notable for being backwards compatible with the 478 original Xbox games. The Xbox 360 currently has 1,125 games available. Best-selling games include Halo 3, which sold over 8 million copies.