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Daniel ~ 24th January, 2008 08:12 PM

Microsoft Insider: Xbox 360 Team Knowingly Launched Faulty Hardware
 
Written by Daniel
Thursday, 24 January 2008

Xbox 360 team skipped quality testing of console to beat Sony to market

Marcus Yam (Blog) - January 24, 2008 10:00 AM Print E-mail del.icio.us 61 comment(s) - last by masher2.. on Jan 24 at 2:05 PM
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Last summer, amidst a flurry of reports from Xbox 360 gamers, DailyTech exposed retailers’ estimates that up to one-third of Xbox 360 consoles experience hardware failures within the first year of ownership. Just days after the report, Microsoft extended its warranty to cover the specific hardware failure for three years from purchase... Front Page

cloasters 24th January, 2008 09:19 PM

Knowingly selling messed up hardware or software? This is a first, innit?

Daniel ~ 24th January, 2008 09:41 PM

I think it was a smart business decision and I'd be willing to bet that every one of those Xbox owners whose box went boom would agree with me!

...but then....... I've been wrong before...":O}


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