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My Xbox® One by Christina T. Loguidice, Bill Loguidice

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Prologue: Getting to Know the Xbox One

This book explains how to tap into the powerful features of the Xbox One so it can take its rightful place as the centerpiece of your home entertainment system. Despite its name, the Xbox One is actually Microsoft’s third console, after the Xbox, which debuted on November 15, 2001, and the Xbox 360, which debuted on November 22, 2005.

The Xbox One debuted on November 22, 2013. It proved an immediate hit, selling more than 1 million consoles in the first 24 hours of its rollout, spanning just 13 initial countries. The Xbox One represents a fresh start for Microsoft because none of the games or accessories for their previous consoles work with the new system. In fact, the Xbox One interface has more in common ...

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