Xbox 360

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The Xbox 360 is a gaming console developed by Microsoft. It is part of the seventh generation of home gaming consoles, along with Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PlayStation 3.

On May 12th, 2005 Microsoft officially announced their next generation of the Xbox console known as the Xbox 360. [1]

The console has three symmetrical cores developed by IBM and a custom ATI graphics processor. It has 512 MB of RAM and a 20 GB detachable hard drive. There are a number of interface ports including four wireless gaming ports, three USB 2.0 ports, and a two memory slots. For online capability it has built in ethernet and Wi-Fi support. [2]

The Xbox 360 is the official successor to the Microsoft Xbox.


  1. Xbox 360 Officially Announced. Team Xbox (2005-05-12). Retrieved on 2009-08-02.
  2. Xbox 360 Technical Specifications. Xbox (2005-05-12). Retrieved on 2009-08-02.