Microsoft Corporation developed the Xbox and it is considered to be one of the most popular gaming consoles on the market. The company started out publishing video games for their Windows PCs but when Sony began dominating the home console gaming industry Microsoft decided to launch its own brand of consoles. The Xbox is a multi-billion dollar business and has become a main competitor to Sony’s PlayStation line of gaming systems.
Microsoft also makes the controllers that are used with the Xbox and they have strict standards for the quality of these components. Many gamers consider the Xbox controllers to be some of the best available on the market.
The main manufacturing plants for the Xbox are located in the United States, Mexico, and China. The US facility is responsible for the final assembly of the consoles and is located in Redmond, Washington. The Guadalajara plant is responsible for the production of Xbox One X and the two Chinese facilities are responsible for the production of the other Xbox consoles. All of the Xbox production facilities have stringent testing and quality control procedures in place to ensure that all of the consoles meet Microsoft’s high standards.
The Xbox series X is currently the latest model released by Microsoft and is being manufactured in Shanghai, China. The Xbox Series S is also being produced in China by Flextronics and Foxconn. Currently, the majority of the Xbox consoles are being shipped to customers by air but some are being shipped by sea for large orders or to remote locations.