Xbox 360 Will Continue to Receive Support for 3 Years

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For all the Xbox 360 gamers out there that were dreading the release of the new generation of consoles because their pocketbooks were a bit on the light side and were not going to be able to make the transition shortly after the launches this holiday season there is good news. Microsoft has come out to confirm that they will continue to provide support for the 360 console for three more years in addition to handling the new Xbox One. This news was released by Yusuf Mehdi during Citi Global Technology Conference which took place on September 3rd. In addition to receiving continued support Mehdi also mentioned that there are 100 additional games planned to be released for the aging console while the company slowly moves to phase the console out by 2016 unlike the abrupt abandonment which the original console saw with the release of the 360. I know that I personally don’t have the cash to shell out to pick up one of the new generation consoles at release so I was quite pleased to learn that my 360 would still continue to be usable for quite a bit of time to come. Hope that this news is as exciting for some of you as it was for me and keeping up the gaming and have some fun!

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2 thoughts on “Xbox 360 Will Continue to Receive Support for 3 Years

    • Yes Microsoft has had some problems with customer support, however XBL members can say thank the gaming gods that the network was not hacked compromising thousands of customer credit cards and personal information. That being said Sony handled that problem as quickly as they could and PSN members did get some cool games for free for their troubles.

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