Microsoft Xbox 360
November 22, 2005
Flextronics International Ltd., Foxconn Technology Group, Celestica Inc., Wistron Corporation
IBM PowerPC "Xenon" @ 3.2 GHz
512 MB RAM, 10 MB VRAM
ATI R520 "Xenos" @ 500 MHz
Over 256 audio channels and 320 independent decompression channels using 32-bit processing for audio, with support for 48 kHz 16-bit sound.
NTSC: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p / PAL: 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
The Microsoft Xbox 360 is a seventh generation (2005–2017) home video game console developed and distributed by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in North America at a retail price of $299.99 or $399.99, depending on the model. The console was later released in Europe (2005), Japan (2005), South America (2006), and Australia (2006). The Xbox 360 was known for its graphical power at the time, as well as defining controller free gameplay via the Kinect device. The console was discontinued on April 20, 2017.