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Facts about Xbox 360


Xbox 360 is the second video game console produced by Microsoft, the first being just the Xbox.

It competed with the Sony PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii.

Xbox 360 was first released on November 22, 2005, and since then more than 70 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold worldwide.

There are more than 1000 Xbox 360 games available, and about 7.5 games sold to every Xbox 360 owner.

As of 2012, the 10 best selling games were:

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. (14.2 million copies sold worldwide)

Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. (12.8 million copies sold worldwide)

Halo 3. (11.5 million copies sold worldwide)

Auto theft IV.

Halo: Reach.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

Call of Duty: World at War.

Gears of War 2. (6.5 million units sold worldwide)

Four types of Xbox 360 have been produced, although currently only two are available for purchase in stores, the Xbox 360 Arcade and the Xbox 360 Elite.

What can 360 do?

As well as gaming, the Xbox 360 can also be used to watch movies and listen to music.

Unlike the original Xbox, the 360 has a wireless controller and other accessories.

The front of the dashboard features a "light ring", which shows 4 quadrants illuminated in red or green.

When the light turns red, the panel has encountered an error condition, the number of illuminated areas will inform the user of what kind of error.

When the ring turns completely red, throw away your Xbox, it's ruined, this is called "Red Ring of Death" and it'll be on Xbox near you soon!

Do you know…

There are several special versions of the console to promote certain products, such as The Simpsons Movie and Resident Evil 5.

The consoles are Xbox 360 models with custom colors.

The standard Xbox 360 is 12.15 inches long when reclined.

It will take about 485 billion Xbox 360 installed end to end to build a bridge with the sun.

Good luck with that test!