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Should have called it Xbox Two or Xbox 2. Way less chance of confusion for the average consumer.



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How do we know sales are up because of confusion, instead of just because people want one? Kind of hard to mistake one for the other, one is a small flat console, the other is a tall obelisk.

Would actually be pretty funny if it was scalper bots who bought the Xbox One X by accident just because it had “X” in the name.



hinch said:

Should have called it Xbox Two or Xbox 2. Way less chance of confusion for the average consumer.

I always thought the code names were cool.  Lockhart and Anaconda.  Or change Anaconda to Scarlett. Xbox Lockhart, Xbox Scarlett.  Unique sounding to differentiate them.  The Xbox One X I have is the Scorpio Edition and is stamped with the Logos.



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This is so weird. But it just goes to show that Xbox names are so confusing. Xbox and Xbox 360 were pretty much perfect and catchy. Then Xbox One (S, X) and Xbox Series (S, X) screwed that up.



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DroidKnight said:
hinch said:

Should have called it Xbox Two or Xbox 2. Way less chance of confusion for the average consumer.

I always thought the code names were cool.  Lockhart and Anaconda.  Or change Anaconda to Scarlett. Xbox Lockhart, Xbox Scarlett.  Unique sounding to differentiate them.  The Xbox One X I have is the Scorpio Edition and is stamped with the Logos.

The code names and eastereggs are cool. Didn't they print a small Masterchief on a motherboard of one?

But yeah, there are too many names given to the Xbox consoles when they could just simplify it to a iterative thing. They started with one, why not go two.

Try explaining a new Xbox and naming scheme to a non gamer about a Series S and X and Xbox One S/X and watch as they scratch their heads.



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hinch said:
DroidKnight said:

I always thought the code names were cool.  Lockhart and Anaconda.  Or change Anaconda to Scarlett. Xbox Lockhart, Xbox Scarlett.  Unique sounding to differentiate them.  The Xbox One X I have is the Scorpio Edition and is stamped with the Logos.

The code names and eastereggs are cool. Didn't they print a small Masterchief on a motherboard of one?

But yeah, there are too many names given to the Xbox consoles when they could just simplify it to a iterative thing. They started with one, why not go two.

Try explaining a new Xbox and naming scheme to a non gamer about a Series S and X and Xbox One S/X and watch as they scratch their heads.

Heres the etching on the motherboard.  Yep, keep it simple and understandable. It's ok though, it's early and plenty of time to clear things up.  In fact the confusion could lead to more publicity and free attention.  As long as the talk is about Xbox it's all good.  



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ArchangelMadzz said:



This is pretty funny and we all saw this coming. Hopefully these people can get refunds for their mistakes.

How much money would it cost to actually make their orders right first? ...in the next wave of preorders?  A way of making it right for the confusion? Or fuck them?, they should have known what they were doing in the first place.

We've known for months it was a small refrigerating unit, or quite possibly a monolithic shaped device.  The device that they ordered was not even close to the parameters of either unit. If the issue was with the S, there would have been a shortage of speakers. 



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Normally I'd say that's some A-class dumbassery to mix up the two systems to that point, but due to how hectic the pre-orders were I can forgive anyone for mixing them up in this case.





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I mean, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X are both dumb names. It's true.