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Platform Microsoft is updating Xbox Series X game box designs

M1chl

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The fuck, it looks horrible, I though it was a joke.

This is how it should look like:

 

Rumpleforeskin

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Does the lack of green plastic space at the top imply that the whole box shape is seeing a redesign?

I like the new design, but the Halo Infinite art needs to be spaced out better. The console and game logos are too close together.
 

Whitecrow

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Looks totally bland and uninspired, but whatever.

The worst is the X at the top right asking you to close the window...
 

thatJohann

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I don't like that big white label on the top left. I also understand Series S doesn't have a disc drive, but it's kinda weird not seeing it next to the Series X icon on the right. Hmm
 

cormack12

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I buy digital so we'll all be looking at the same tile. I really hoped theyd keep the black boxes though, was hoping they would keep those:

 

DaGwaphics

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There are fan designs better than this. Its a bit bland imo.

Many of the fan designs are very nice. They often remove the basic green box though, which I figure will be a big no. I figure PS and Xbox will keep the colored cases basically intact as long as they are relevant, people have years of training that the blue aisle is PS and the green Xbox.
 

DeepEnigma

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Look everyone, this is what happens when you are desperate to troll, but your brain is clearly not functioning properly
Hey now, even CatLady CatLady forgot and she's bigly fan!

I am being genuine, it wasn't meant as a troll even if I can be Master Class-117, I legit forgot that thing didn't have a disc drive. :pie_roffles:
 
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CircusOfValues

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- Height is way too big.
- The diagonal design makes the logo look off-centre.
- Too much white space in the platform box.
- Platform box could be more subtle than just a 'white box'.
- Needs a divider between each listed console.
- If that's the official Halo box, then the Halo title is way too close to the box (because the box height is way too big).
- Top right icons are just too floaty, don't understand why they're on the artwork to begin with. Just means the artwork itself is limited.
- Also limits the artwork edge color/contrast.
- The fan one mentioned is ok but the height is still too big for me.
- The current Xbox case had a nice embossed Xbox logo which was nice, suppose it cuts down on cost and manufacturing.

Overall:
 

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After Best Buy began carrying listings for upcoming Xbox games featuring new box art, the company told VGC on Thursday that the updated designs will be rolled out later this year.

The new game boxes remove ‘XBOX’ from the top centre of the existing template and relocate the Xbox logo from the top middle of the box to the top left. The game’s platforms are also listed on a white background rather than on a black one.

Microsoft said the new packaging had been designed to allow the game art to take centre stage, while also providing more clarity on things like platforms and features supported by each title.
 

Tmack

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And the confusion goes on... change box art not even a yer into the gen is crazy half baked job...
 
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I think they look nicer, but that fucking Standard Edition banner on the Forza box looks fucking stupid. Why would you redesign the box but just slap the same full length banners on them?
 

01011001

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So they never mention the S on them?

of course not... Retail versions do not run on the S you know lol

so no xbox one or S version of flight simulator???

I too would love to see that Jaguar CPU inside the Xbox One explode and cause a nuclear fallout from the sheer stress this game would put on it... but no... it's not on Xbox One lol
 
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Kokoloko85

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I really dislike both PS5’s and Xbox’s box design. Blue and Green. Bleagh

PS5 should of gone white and black and Xbox should of gone OG xbox style.
 

01011001

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The fuck, it looks horrible, I though it was a joke.

This is how it should look like:


yeah if you google Xbox Series X Cover Mockup there are way cleaner ones, even ones that play it save and don't change too drastically from the XBox One design like this one





that black design does look very classy tho, as does this one:

 
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teezzy

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Me too. I'm still trying to find a way to get rid of these hundreds of 360 disc's. Glad I don't have another 600 Xbox One cases to go with it.

Disgusting clutter.

Teezzy likes xbox games 😇
 

Renozokii

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yeah if you google Xbox Series X Cover Mockup there are way cleaner ones, even ones that play it save and don't change too drastically from the XBox One design like this one





that black design does look very classy tho, as does this one:

That Alan wake one is the winner by a mile to me. All versions it runs on, and the series x has an outline that shows which box it is since you know the naming convention is ass. And it really lets the art shine.
 

01011001

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That Alan wake one is the winner by a mile to me. All versions it runs on, and the series x has an outline that shows which box it is since you know the naming convention is ass. And it really lets the art shine.

in the end everything would be better than a fucking white parallelogram... that shit really looks ugly. honestly even just having the logos for both systems floating on the cover would be better xD
 
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mejin

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Right now everyone see "white" and think next gen. So, MS just needed a little of that too in their boxart.
 

mortal

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The fuck, it looks horrible, I though it was a joke.

This is how it should look like:

yeah if you google Xbox Series X Cover Mockup there are way cleaner ones, even ones that play it save and don't change too drastically from the XBox One design like this one





that black design does look very classy tho, as does this one:

This Pelochoman dude on Era made the best looking ones.
I love how the banner looks like a Series X silhouette in the corner of the case. Reminds of Japanese PS1 cases.


 
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01011001

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This Pelochoman dude on Era made the best looking ones.
I love how the banner looks like a Series X silhouette in the corner of the case. Reminds of Japanese PS1 cases.


yeah they should have used something like that. also the black would be a nice contrast to the white of the PS5 covers. back on 360 it was the other way around, where PS3 was black and Xbox was white
 
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