“Energy On: The Story of Xbox” is now out there to observe without cost worldwide. This six-part docuseries takes you again to the scrappy beginnings at Microsoft, the place a passionate group of renegades with a hungry entrepreneurial spirit kicked off the primary era of Xbox.
As we have fun the 20th anniversary of Xbox this 12 months, we invite you behind-the-scenes for this first-ever complete and genuine historical past of Xbox, the place you’ll hear immediately from the crew that lived via the compelling and difficult 20-year journey.
Every episode covers a special chapter of Xbox historical past from its humble beginnings inside Microsoft, to the design behind the unique prototype console, to heartbreaking challenges just like the Purple Ring of Demise, to Microsoft’s try to accumulate Nintendo in 2000, and a lot extra. This docuseries will probably be a nostalgic stroll down reminiscence lane for many who have been Xbox gamers since day one and an eye-opening origin story for many who are newer to gaming!
All six episodes are actually out there to observe without cost on quite a lot of video platforms, together with Redbox, YouTube, IMDbTV, The Roku Channel, Microsoft Movies & TV, and others. The collection is on the market in 30 languages together with audio descriptions in English to allow gamers all over the world to benefit from the story. For extra particulars, please go to the “Energy On” web site here and to study extra concerning the creation of the docuseries, take a look at the in-depth article on Microsoft Stories here.
We additionally invite you to affix us for a Twitch marathon watch social gathering at www.twitch.tv/xbox on Thursday, December 16 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. We’ll be watching all six episodes back-to-back and hope you’ll be a part of us for the present. Be sure you put up your ideas and reactions real-time on Twitter with #Xbox20 so we are able to learn what you consider the collection.
Beginning at present and out there for a restricted time, the Xbox Gear Store will probably be providing prime quality poster prints that includes the important thing artwork for every chapter of “Energy On: The Story of Xbox” as a part of the Xbox 20th anniversary collection. Order your favourite or gather the complete set at present.
The Xbox 20th anniversary celebration continues with the just lately launched Xbox digital “museum” expertise. There are three elements of the expertise: The Xbox Museum, the Halo Museum (click on the Grasp Chief statue to unlock this!) and My Xbox Museum, which reveals your customized gaming stats and profile starting from the primary recreation you performed to your hottest style performed. By visiting the museum, additionally, you will obtain a downloadable “My Museum Share Card” to share in your social channels. Go to museum.xbox.com to start your private journey via Xbox historical past.
Thanks once more for celebrating this 20-year milestone with us. We’re excited for the way forward for gaming, targeted on you – the gamers, content material creators and recreation builders who’re on the coronary heart of all the pieces we do!