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Not to be confused with Xbox One.

The Xbox (often referred as Xbox 2002 or the Original Xbox to distinguish with the console's main series and the Xbox One) is a video game console produced by Microsoft. It competed with Nintendo's GameCube and Sony's PlayStation 2 consoles as part of the sixth generation of video game consoles. It was first released in North America on November 2002 and in other nations during the following year. It features a built-in hard drive for game saves. It has an online multiplayer service, Xbox Live which was discontinued on April 2010. Its successor is the Xbox 360.

Sonic games

The following Sonic the Hedgehog games were released on the Xbox:

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Sonic Heroes Sonic Mega Collection Plus Shadow the Hedgehog Sonic Riders

Platinum Family Hits games

Shortly after Sonic Heroes and Sonic Mega Collection Plus became part of the Platinum Family Hits series, they were both released in combo packs, each game included Super Monkey Ball Deluxe.

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Sonic Heroes Sonic Mega Collection Plus 2 in 1 Combo Pack: Sonic Heroes and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe 2 in 1 Combo Pack: Sonic Mega Collection Plus and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe

Characters Introduced


  1. Kuwamoto, Misuzu (11 January 2002). マイクロソフト、『Xbox』の国内希望小売価格を発表――日本限定モデルも同時発売 (Japanese). ASCII. Retrieved on 11 June 2018.
  2. Satterfield, Shane (20 July 2001). E3 2001: Microsoft delivers Xbox launch details. Gamespot. Retrieved on 11 June 2018.
  3. BBC Staff (18 April 2002). Microsoft drops Xbox price. British Broadcasting Company. Retrieved on 11 June 2018.
  4. Platform Totals. VGChartz (6 January 2018). Retrieved on 12 March 2018.
  5. VHJ: More on the Xbox CPU. Van's Hardware Journal (6 December 2001). Archived from the original on 12 February 2021. Retrieved on 12 February 2021.

External links

  • Xbox at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.