Microsoft Doesn't Get it: Uses Sarcastic Tweet To Promote Xbox One Thinking it's Serious

May 21, 2013

During and after the Xbox One presentation Microsoft’s social media accounts started showing what they perceived as a positive reaction to the reveal of the new console. One of those outings on Twitter is especially hilarious:

Featured is a tweet from GameSpot’s writer Carolyn Petit, that was obviously being completely sarcastic about the presentation’s excessive focus on TV instead of games. Looks like someone at Microsoft didn’t notice.

Carolyn’s followed with a brief but clever comment, and I’ll leave it here for the posterity:

I don’t know if it’s horrible or glorious myself, Carolyn, but it sure made us smile (or roll on the floor laughing). Thank you.

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