The BEST episodes of Power On: The Story of Xbox

Every episode of Power On: The Story of Xbox ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Power On: The Story of Xbox!

Xbox almost didn’t happen. Find out why in this behind-the-scenes, six-part series that takes you back to the scrappy beginnings of Microsoft's video game console. It’s the untold story of the people behind the box, glitches and all.

Last Updated: 10/22/2023Network: The Roku ChannelStatus: Ended
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Chapter Six: TV… Or Not TV
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8.41
39 votes

#1 - Chapter Six: TV… Or Not TV

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/13/2021

Xbox loses its way. Can a former intern get the team back on track?

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Chapter Four: Cool… Now What?
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8.32
40 votes

#2 - Chapter Four: Cool… Now What?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/13/2021

A console is only as good as its games… and Xbox needs a gamechanger to survive. Enter Halo.

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Chapter Three: And It Didn’t Turn On
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8.23
39 votes

#3 - Chapter Three: And It Didn’t Turn On

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/13/2021

Public doubt intensifies as issues threaten to spoil the 2001 launch for Xbox.

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Chapter One: The Renegades
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8.17
53 votes

#4 - Chapter One: The Renegades

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/13/2021

A small team of upstarts sets out to convince Microsoft that it's time to enter the console business.

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Chapter Five: Red Ring of Death
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8.08
39 votes

#5 - Chapter Five: Red Ring of Death

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/13/2021

The demand for Xbox 360 is at fever pitch, but a critical malfunction threatens its success.

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Chapter Two: The Valentine’s Day Massacre
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8.02
47 votes

#6 - Chapter Two: The Valentine’s Day Massacre

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/13/2021

The battle to own the living room is on–but not without significant cost and risk.

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