Quantcast
MS: New Xbox Experience the 'biggest moment in the history of the Internet' - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



MS: New Xbox Experience the 'biggest moment in the history of the Internet'


5:10 PM on 10.16.2008
MS: New Xbox Experience the 'biggest moment in the history of the Internet'  photo



You can forget the birth of the World Wide Web or the creation of the .com. You might as well throw the rise of the blogs or the invention of Youtube in the trash can. According to Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg, being able to buy a pair of sunglasses for a bobble-headed cartoon character trumps all those Internet hallmarks.

The Xbox Live product management director has suggested that the launch of the New Xbox Experience could be the biggest moment in Internet history. Before that, however, he promised that we so-called "core" gamers will get some edgy-as-Hell avatars:

"[W]e realize that for core gamers, they’re going to want their avatars to be a lot edgier, not as cute. We’re going to do a lot of things to enable that—not just looks and feels and clothes, but you’ll even be able to unlock things in games."

I dread to think what Microsoft's idea of "edgy" is. I'm guessing it involves flared trousers and pink shirts. Because Microsoft is boiler in the hood, son. Solid boiler. Greenberg then went on to make his boastful claim:

"With that 14 million people [getting the update], it’s probably the biggest moment in the history of the Internet."

You don't get much bigger than that. Google is probably sh*tting itself over this as I speak. Microsoft has already confirmed it -- The NXE will be BIGGER than GOOGLE! Thus it was promised, thus it better come true or we will all be bitterly disappointed. 

Ball's in your court, Microsoft.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Industry Bull

5:00 AM on 04.15.2014
Capcom unveils two new R&D buildings for 'highly original games'

Capcom has announced plans to construct two new research-and-development buildings near its head office in Osaka, Japan. "Constructing these new R&D buildings will make game development operations more efficient by centr...more



10:00 AM on 04.11.2014
RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile is exactly what we feared it would be

Have we all seen those images detailing what the original Super Mario Bros. would be like if it were made today? Those were humorous when they first made the rounds. This, however -- a real game called RollerCoaster Tycoon 4...more



6:00 PM on 04.09.2014
Most mobile game players quit after only one day, study finds

App testing firm Swrve spent 90 days tracking 10 million players late last year, watching how they took to new mobile games from studios like Activision, Epic Games, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, and WB Games. What they found was quite...more



View all Industry Bull






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more