The original Xbox was released in North America on November 15, 2001. Developed by Microsoft, it was the first entry in the Xbox series of video game consoles.
The console competed with Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s GameCube in the sixth generation of video game consoles.
The original Xbox was an impressive console when it was first released. It was the first console to feature a built-in hard drive, which allowed for more games to be stored than ever before.
The console also featured an impressive library of games, ranging from popular titles like Halo: Combat Evolved to cult classics like Jet Set Radio Future.
The original Xbox also featured some unique features, such as the Xbox Live service. Xbox Live allowed players to connect to the internet and play games with other people across the world.
It was the first console to feature an online gaming service and it was a major selling point for the console.
The original Xbox was discontinued in early 2009 and replaced by the Xbox 360. Despite its short lifespan, the original Xbox had a major impact on the gaming industry and helped to popularize online gaming.
Today it still has a dedicated following and many gamers still enjoy playing classic titles from the original Xbox.