Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 01, 2013

Xbox One Designed To Run Continuously For A Decade

According to anonymous sources that might be familiar with the inner workings of Microsoft, the Xbox One was designed with a ten year, always-on lifecycle in mind.

Our information suggests the Xbox One design is based on an ambitious brief, essentially impossible to test in anything resembling real-life conditions, and so the company played it safe, putting unit reliability first. A highly placed source says that the console has been designed with a ten-year lifecycle in mind and that it is designed to be switched on for that entire period.