Xbox Comments on Viral Xbox Series X Smoking Videos

There is a good chance at this point that you might have seen some of the widely circulated videos showing the Xbox Series X, one of the new next-gen consoles, billowing "smoke" from the vents on top of the console. There is also a good chance that you, like most everybody else, were a little alarmed about this. And while the videos appear to be faked thanks to folks literally blowing into the console using vapes -- yes, really -- Xbox takes all such reports seriously and has put out a statement to that effect.

"We take all product safety reports seriously and our products meet or exceed industry standards," a representative for Microsoft told Eurogamer. "We are in the process of investigating further." You can check out the sort of videos that are being circulated below:

Launch issues for consoles are far from uncommon. Early adopters have, in the past, reported a variety of problems for Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo consoles. Joy-con drift is still a problem to this day! But at least in this instance, it would appear that the "smoking" Xbox Series X videos are a bunch of malarkey, even if Xbox is basically forced to take it seriously, so at least there's that.

The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are both now available for $499 and $299, respectively.

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Lmao, I can't believe people believe in stuff like this lmao. I had my console for 2 days now and its working like a charm, I don't use the disc drive so its pointless for me lmao. But its not smoking!


CyberPunk People honestly stupid enough to fall for this?

Yep and they did that's Twitter for you.


People honestly stupid enough to fall for this?

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