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#1 Posted by spraynardtatum (4038 posts) -

I have a feeling that the next Xbox will be called....Xbox Live. I think it makes a lot of sense if it's going to require a network connection (IF being the key word) and they're thinking about focusing on entertainment as a whole. What do you guys think? Sorry if there are a lot of other posts about the next Xbox. I wanted to make my own.

#2 Edited by Carryboy (881 posts) -

@spraynardtatum: I had the exact same thought the other day, xbox 720 sounds too dumb they want to call the 360 "xbox 2" because of the ps3 so they are unlikely to go xbox3 for same reason I thought maybe they would go for just Xbox even though we have already had that.

#3 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6269 posts) -
#4 Posted by McTangle (161 posts) -

Xbox 360 U

#5 Posted by IcedWhale (61 posts) -

Xbox 5 (suck it Sony)

#6 Edited by SomeJerk (3638 posts) -

'The WiiU doesn't look half bad now'

#7 Posted by meaninoflife42 (595 posts) -

Xbox Cashgrab.

#8 Edited by Kidavenger (3883 posts) -

I still say the 360 should have been Yboy and the next one should be Zboz.

Zboz is the future.

#9 Posted by AlexanderSheen (5148 posts) -

xXboXx420, bro.

#10 Edited by Clonedzero (4206 posts) -

NextBox

#11 Posted by wrecks (2415 posts) -
#12 Posted by Winternet (8238 posts) -

Xbox 360 No Scope Biatchz

#14 Posted by theveej (907 posts) -

X8

#15 Edited by RenegadeDoppelganger (442 posts) -

@spraynardtatum said:

I have a feeling that the next Xbox will be called....Xbox Live. I think it makes a lot of sense if it's going to require a network connection (IF being the key word) and they're thinking about focusing on entertainment as a whole. What do you guys think? Sorry if there are a lot of other posts about the next Xbox. I wanted to make my own.

That's some serious Wii-U level market confusion there. Microsoft already has a product called Xbox Live and it's quite popular. Imagine if you will:

Mom, I want Xbox Live for christmas

But you already have Xbox Live

No, there's a new one it's [insert price here]

That's really expensive .Why can't you use the one you already have?

No this is a new box!

A new xbox?

NO ITS CALLED XBOX LIVE NOW JESUS MOM

Why don't I just get you a Playstation 4 instead?

Okay :[

The infinity symbol on the pre-announcement material makes me think that it will actually be called Xbox infinity or continuum or something implying that this thing will be around for a while. Calling it the 720 or the 3 or just means that it's a stepping stone to the next thing, the 1080 or 4 or what have you. Calling it the infinity could mean they want this thing stay with you for another 6-8 years. How they do this would be interesting to see but it does support the popular theory that this thing may have more a focus on media outside of gaming since that is much easier to support year over year than gaming (because gaming performance is tied directly to the hardware).

#16 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4201 posts) -
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#17 Posted by BigJeffrey (5065 posts) -
If it's called XBOX LIVE, this is the new console design

#18 Posted by frankfartmouth (1048 posts) -

Xbox U Up Your Ass

#19 Posted by ZeForgotten (10368 posts) -

That Thing

#20 Posted by JouselDelka (981 posts) -

@wrecks said:

@clonedzero said:

NextBox

The only answer.

Then what are they gonna call the one after that?

#21 Edited by RollingZeppelin (2283 posts) -

DRMbox

#22 Edited by spraynardtatum (4038 posts) -

@renegadedoppelganger: Yep it would definitely cause confusion. I imagine Microsoft would take the Wii U's example and do everything opposite that they did. It'd require A LOT of media coverage leading up to the release but I imagine that's going to happen anyways. Here's my answer to that though. They stop calling the membership Xbox Live. They switch the name to just Xbox Gold. I haven't thought any of this through but man do I think I'm right.

Also here's my problem with calling it Infinity. Where do they go from there? They're painting themselves into a corner for the...next next generation. If it's called the Infinity I feel like that means Microsoft is done making consoles after this one.

It's totally going to be Xbox Live :)

#23 Posted by ajamafalous (12447 posts) -

I still say the 360 should have been Yboy and the next one should be Zboz.

Zboz is the future.

Holding out for the Alphaboalpha, myself.

#24 Edited by Clonedzero (4206 posts) -
#25 Posted by laserbolts (5445 posts) -

NextBox

I thought that was the name some cable company put on their cable box or something? I remember seeing a commercial for it in Canada.

#26 Edited by laserbolts (5445 posts) -

@bigjeffrey said:
If it's called XBOX LIVE, this is the new console design

man if it really did end up looking that ridiculous I would be on board.

#27 Posted by Nictel (2659 posts) -

X-Box 4Something

#28 Edited by spraynardtatum (4038 posts) -

@bigjeffrey said:
If it's called XBOX LIVE, this is the new console design

man if it really did it end up looking that ridiculous I would be on board.

Me too. It should be huge though. Like my hand would be a little smaller than the power button.

#29 Edited by Digiwth (154 posts) -
#30 Edited by Kidavenger (3883 posts) -
#31 Edited by Colourful_Hippie (4918 posts) -

That's pretty live, brah

#32 Edited by RazielCuts (3066 posts) -

Xb4x (pronounced X-bachs)

#33 Edited by Shortbreadtom (940 posts) -

The Next Great Sequel in the X-Box Franchise

We shall call it the NGSITXF

#34 Posted by rebgav (1442 posts) -

@bigjeffrey said:
If it's called XBOX LIVE, this is the new console design

man if it really did it end up looking that ridiculous I would be on board.

I'd be okay with that if it was as tall as a person and all the vents were backlit. It should double as a TV stand.

#35 Posted by spraynardtatum (4038 posts) -

@colourful_hippie: yeah man, I just follow the patterns. Every cookie crumb is a clue ya know?

#36 Posted by sevenLiter (109 posts) -

Xboxee Box

#37 Edited by Jimbo (10214 posts) -

X8OX.

I think all of your ideas are terrible and mine is amazing.

#38 Edited by Veektarius (5340 posts) -

XDXO

That's right, the next Xbox will be named two emoticons.

#39 Edited by Angouri (239 posts) -

oh, you mean the KineXbox? Featuring Bing!

#40 Posted by joshwent (2762 posts) -

XStation U.

confuse parents, corner the market

#41 Posted by Haliaeetus (14 posts) -

a mistake

#42 Posted by Slay3r1583 (676 posts) -

Xbox V

That's V as in victory not V as in roman numeral 5.

#43 Posted by Darson (470 posts) -

SexBox.

It has to happen....

#44 Posted by MocBucket62 (1369 posts) -

eXodus Box. There here's a dumb name Microsoft might consider.

#45 Edited by Colt45 (71 posts) -
#46 Posted by Slay3r1583 (676 posts) -
#47 Edited by SethPhotopoulos (5772 posts) -

KineXtBox

#48 Edited by tonyp2121 (172 posts) -

X-cube 720

#49 Edited by living4theday258 (692 posts) -

X-box 361

#50 Posted by cloudnineboya (941 posts) -

cardboardbox