Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Xbox 360 in production until 'one day after the PS3'


8:03 AM on 11.17.2008
Xbox 360 in production until 'one day after the PS3' photo



Shane Kim with the fighting words! The Microsoft game division VP has confidently claimed that his company will continue producing the Xbox 360 until one day after the PlayStation 3 dies. There is something hilarious about putting the Xbox 360 and "long lifespan" into the same sentence, but I'll wait for Microsoft to fall into that one.

Kim had things to say to about both Nintendo and Sony, saying first of Wii Fit: "I can tell you how that conversation goes at Microsoft. They say, 'I don’t think that’s a game,'. But the guy at Nintendo says, 'I don’t care. I’m selling a whole bunch of that stuff.'"

The Microsoft man is also quoted as suggesting that it never pays to bash Nintendo. He clearly has never been a blogger if that's his belief.

It is the perpetual bitchfight between Microsoft and Sony, however, that makes blog headlines, and Kim's suggestion that The 'Soft will continue to make 360s for "one day longer than the lifespan of the PlayStation 3," are strong words indeed.

Words I find very, very difficult to believe. Either way, I will be keeping this story in mind until the day MS ceases production of the Xbox 360. We'll see what's what.






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.







Microsoft

7:30 PM on 03.26.2015
Halo Online doesn't look half bad in motion

Yeah, this is about what I would expect from a free-to-play, multiplayer-only Halo game for Russia. That fast-forwarded run through the customization menu at 0:33 is telling -- rentable weapons, boosts, and "special offers."...more



3:00 PM on 03.26.2015
How does twice the number of Games with Gold in April sound?

We're at that point in the month where it's time to start thinking about which adorable kitten is waiting to replace that other adorable kitten when you flip your calendar, and less importantly, what Xbox's Games with Gold ti...more



1:45 PM on 03.25.2015
Multiplayer-only Halo Online headed to Russia

Halo Online sounds like something you'd see scribbled on a homemade DVD complete with copyright-infringing cover art but, no, it's a proper PC game in development at Saber Interactive. Granted, it's a free-to-play, multiplaye...more



View all Microsoft






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