Xbox One Design Went Through Over 75 Prototypes

There was this conundrum in that we had to meet and satisfy desires of core games and Xbox fans, and at the same time we wanted Xbox to reach out and mean something to new people. From a design perspective, how do we make that happen? That was a big challenge, said Ledbetter on designing the Xbox One. The Xbox industrial design team lead by Led better sketched and 3D-printed over 75 prototype possibilities before settling on the final design. In fact, there were over 100 Xbox One Kinect prototypes and more than 200 Xbox One Wireless Controllers toyed with as well. We were extremely thorough. More