2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Xbox and the publisher has already done a lot to celebrate the occasion. The launch of the digital Xbox museum gives fans of the brand an intimate look at everything Xbox has done leading up to the release of the Xbox Series X/S. Though, what some fans may not know is that the museum provides with a users a tool to look back at some of the most important games they've played.

The online Xbox museum provides Xbox fans with a way of engaging with all different parts of Xbox's collective history. From the original Xbox, to the Xbox 360, to the Halo franchise. There's even a link that allows users to read the full letter Xbox sent Nintendo in terms acquiring the studio. However, the museum also has a way for fans to engage with their own personal history with Xbox.

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Of the six digital museum exhibits that fans can explore via the Xbox online museum, one of them focuses exclusively on the personal history of each individual Xbox user that logs on to the museum. The exhibit showcases how many games they played, how much Gamerscore the user earned each year they owned each particular console, as well as their top five most played games.

This feature is quite an ingenious addition to the museum, since it highlights each user's individual history with Xbox over the course of the last 20 years. It allows fans a deeper and more introspective connection with Xbox as a whole. For fans that have been around since the days of the original Xbox or even the Xbox 360, it's certainly impactful to see those statistics.

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It's amazing to see how far Xbox has come as a video game platform over the last two decades. While Xbox is comparatively younger than studios like Sony and Nintendo, the studio has definitely influenced the gaming industry in very significant ways within the last 20 years. With a former Sega president claiming that Xbox had picked up where Sega left off in terms of online gaming.

It will be interesting to see what Xbox has in store for fans in the future. Prominent Xbox figureheads such as Phil Spencer are constantly discussing future prospects and innovations in gaming. If the past 20 years of Xbox are any indication, then Microsoft will indubitably have a lot more content in store for its loyal group of fans.

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