Microsoft releases Xbox

15th November 2001
Microsoft releases Xbox

The Xbox was a video game console manufactured by Microsoft. It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. Xbox was designed to compete with the Sony PlayStation 2, and the Nintendo GameCube.

Microsoft released Xbox in North America on the 15th November 2001, followed by Japan on the 22nd February, and Europe on the 14th March 2002.

The price at launch was $299.99.

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