Xbox non-numbered consoles’ names confuse people, users say

July 26, 2023
why are xbox names so confusing

It seems that Microsoft’s name for the Xbox console was not a very wise decision, according to a lot of people.

The sales numbers for the 2 console giants aren’t even similar anymore and Xbox is slowly fading. Maybe it has something to do with Xbox making their numerical system completely non-sense. You can’t tell what’s the newer console by name and as a casual gamer that’s going to be confusing. What a bad business decision.

PlayStation has been very forward with the names of its consoles. You have PlayStation 1, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3,  PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5, and according to a lot of users, it’s very easy to understand the progression. However, Microsoft calling the Xbox consoles, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and X can make a lot of people confused about which Xbox console to buy and which one is the latest.

Some people are confused about the newer Xbox consoles: Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. And a lot of people don’t know which one is the latest, when indeed neither of them is the latest, as they are companion consoles. However, it seems the terminology is confusing for a lot of people.

What do you think about this? Do you find the Xbox consoles’ names confusing? Let us know in the comments section below.

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