On a frigid Thursday evening last November, writer Jennifer Warnick lined up at the Microsoft Store in Seattle for the midnight launch of Xbox One. Consumers would buy over a million consoles in the next 24 hours – but Warnick was among the lucky few to share the moment with Carl Ledbetter, the guy who designed it.
“How could I resist?” Ledbetter said when asked why he’d choose to wait in line. “It’s cool to be around other people who are as excited as I am.”
It’s a brand of excitement I’ve come to recognize. Over the last few months, the /stories team has spent countless hours with the people behind Xbox One, and they all shared the same fan-like enthusiasm for the incredible product they spent years painstakingly creating.
Read them all at microsoft.com/stories.
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