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Microsoft throws next-gen gaming an Xbone

Xbox One gets Xbone
The Xbone's connected to the...Hryb bone?

The Xbone nickname has caught on among less-than-satisfied gamers in recent months, and despite Larry Hryb saying he feels the nickname is disrespectful, it seems Microsoft has gone ahead and bought the Xbone domain name anyway.

According to the WHOIS records, Microsoft is the proud new owner of, which it may have had to shell out a sizable amount for to take it from the previous owner.

The record shows that the domain was created back in 2000 but last modified on September 11, which we assume is when the keys were handed over to Microsoft.

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Hugh Langley

Hugh Langley is the ex-News Editor of TechRadar. He had written for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore and more.