Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsGames & GearXbox · 6 months ago

Why did Microsoft announce their new Xbox year in advanced of it's release?

Update:

They showed no specs box or controller and no price just its codename.

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  • 6 months ago

    Welcome to the game industry.

    The last time someone tried this was Sega Saturn. You see how well that turned out.

    It's normal for a new console to be announced more than a year in advance. This gives the distributors and retailers time to figure out how to lay out the new product and let them know they need to make room for it by removing some of the current generation product.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    So people don't buy an old one then complain that they did not know the new one was coming out in a year.

  • SRΛSC
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Its not the first time a console maker announces the next console a year before.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    To create Hype, to try and steal Sonys PS5 thunder. To get people talking about Project Scarlett. To encourage softcos/developers to start focusing on the future.

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  • 6 months ago

    ... "in advance of its release".

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