Therefore, when in 2003 they started to develop Xenon , the predecessor of Xbox 360, those of Redmond took a different direction. They started the project with the collaboration of IBM and ATI, so the company’s new console would use the PowerPC architecture, moving away more from Windows than its predecessor and creating its own ecosystem, but also offering more affordable hardware for its production and a better use of the features of your hardware.

The mission of Xbox 360 was simple, go to market as soon as possible to hinder the launches of its competitors and offer, in terms of game, everything the original Xbox did with the extra power of an updated hardware.

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