Microsoft Snags Domain Name For Xbox 8

Microsoft has secured the web domain for and, according to a new report. The internet sleuths at Fusible uncovered that Microsoft won the domains back from a Chinese citizen in a case filed with the National Arbitration Forum.

Other domains won in the dispute include,, and

Interestingly enough, the Xbox 360 maker has yet to go after the guy who owns

I reached out to Microsoft to ask what the heck Xbox 8 is and will update should I hear back.

Update: Microsoft’s statement to Kotaku: “Microsoft often acquires various domain names as part of its ongoing business strategy, but beyond that we have no comment.”

Microsoft Corporation secures rights to pair of “Xbox 8″ names at arbitration [Fusible]

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