One of the most important points in the history of Xbox is the Red Ring of Death of Xbox 360. It is a hardware failure that could represent the end of Xbox’s path in the world of gaming, but it was treated in such a way way that Xbox won the affection of many. Now the brand wants to celebrate this with a poster that is for sale.
On the occasion of the launch of the documentary Power On: The Story of Xbox, the Xbox store cstarted offering a poster of the Ring of Death for Xbox 360. It is a design that presents the 3 red LED lights that indicated the existence of this problem in the power button of the second Microsoft console.
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This poster is being offered for $ 29.99 USD on the Official Xbox Gear Store. If you live in Mexico, you should know that for users in our country it is offered for $ 529.95 MXN and that you will have to pay shipping and import costs to have it.
You can check the poster below:
The Red Ring of Death is a landmark in Xbox history
In case you didn’t know, the Red Ring of Death was a very serious problem that early Xbox 360 models had. The hardware bug made the console virtually unusable and was much more common than Microsoft would have wanted. .
Microsoft’s response to this situation was to extend the console warranty and fix all units that had this problem. As you can imagine, it was something really expensive and the solution represented losses of more than $ 1000 million to Microsoft.
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This is a huge number, but fortunately Microsoft could afford it. Taking into account that this generation helped the brand to consolidate in the gaming world and now be one of those responsible for shaping the future of the industry. We hope that the sale of this poster will help you recover those $ 1000 million that you lost due to the stumble.
What did you think of this poster? Are you glad that Xbox recognizes this key point in its story in such a fun way?
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