Entries in 'red ring of death' (10)

Xbox One designed to be left switched on for ten years - report

Xbox One designed to be left switched on for ten years - report

Forget ‘always on’ meaning always connected to the internet – the Xbox One is designed to be, literally, always turned on.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2013 at 3:10PM in News
MS rubbishes Kinect RROD claims

MS rubbishes Kinect RROD claims

A seemingly lightweight report on the BBC linking motion camera Kinect to new instances of the 'Red Ring of Death' on some Xbox 360 consoles has been dismissed by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 8:36AM in News
E3 2010: RROD RIP

E3 2010: RROD RIP

The Xbox 360’s technical problems are officially over. Microsoft has guaranteed that the new Xbox 360 S will never present you with the Red Ring of Death.
That’s not to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2010 at 2:05PM in News
60% of UK 360s have failed

60% of UK 360s have failed

Around 60 per cent of UK Xbox 360 owners have lost their console to technical problems, such as the infamous Red Ring Of Death.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 18th 2009 at 10:43AM in News

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Microsoft: Hardware problems a thing of the past

Microsoft: Hardware problems a thing of the past

A Microsoft exec has claimed the Xbox 360’s notorious hardware problems can now be considered a thing of the past.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2009 at 1:27PM in News
Microsoft sacks 360 whistleblower

Microsoft sacks 360 whistleblower

Following a recent article from renowned Xbox 360 insider Dean Takahashi concerning the saga of Xbox 360’s hardware troubles, a Microsoft employee who spoke about the saga openly and on ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2008 at 12:10PM in News
360 product recall explained

360 product recall explained

The reason behind Xbox 360’s product recall may have finally been fully explained.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 12th 2008 at 6:31PM in News
360 failure rates estimated at 16 per cent

360 failure rates estimated at 16 per cent

A new report from US electrical warranties firm SquareTrade claims that the failure rate for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is about 16.4 per cent, 1UP reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2008 at 1:50PM in News

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Microsoft admits to “unacceptable” 360 hardware problems

Microsoft admits to “unacceptable” 360 hardware problems

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has admitted that the number of its consoles needing repair is “unacceptable”, and has set aside $1 billion for a new customer care scheme that ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2007 at 10:32AM in News
Xbox: ‘Scratched discs are not down to 360’

Xbox: ‘Scratched discs are not down to 360’

Microsoft has responded to mounting accusations that Xbox 360 is damaging consumers’ discs – maintaining that there is “no systematic issue” with the console.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 8th 2007 at 12:00PM in News