Meaning : Shortened from DirectX box

Category : Computers
Sub Category :Technology  
Type : Abbreviation

shortened from DirectX box

What is the full form of Xbox and meaning ?

Direct X was needed to be installed on Windows every time we wanted to install a game or a program that required additional graphics controllers.From here,Microsoft based its technology of video game consoles on DirectX and hence the name stuck – DirectX box.Later in order to market it more productively,the name was changed to Xbox.