Dad filmed son's incredible reaction to booting up original Xbox over 20 years ago
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Gamers have been getting a major dose of nostalgia after footage of one lad's incredible reaction to booting up the original Xbox over 20 years ago went viral.
The shaky home video sees a very excited young chap starting up the new and - at the time - flash piece of tech the very day it launched way back when on 15 November 2001.
And, it's clear to see that people couldn't wait to reminisce over the now-retro console that would go on to change the world of gaming forever.
It's since gone viral after clocking up more than 3.5 million views on the platform, with over 94k likes and thousands upon thousands of comments from people eager to share their own reactions to the relic from a time once passed.
Many couldn't wait to indulge in a bit of nostalgia with one YouTube user writing: "I remember being able to download your music CD's and play them while you were playing a game. I thought this was the pinnacle of video gaming tech at the time."
I'm sure we all did.
"Back when everything wasn't 'minimalist' and had some real punch and personality. Love it!" commented a second.
A third reminisced: "I can still remember exactly when I started the OG xbox for the first time - what a moment..."
"That feeling the Xbox had over PS2 and Gamecube was phenomenal; custom soundtracks, Xbox Live, superior loading and graphics," penned a fourth.
"You really can't understate how amazing this console generation was. Truly the golden age of gaming."
A fifth wrote: "Now being an adult I can fully appreciate that feeling you had as a kid being able to 100% immerse yourself in the game and not feel any of the struggles you have as a grown up person today at all."
"I remember the days," reflected a sixth, "going to a video game store, getting a game, sitting in the car on the way back home, reading the manual cover to cover, pure anticipation.
"Reading the back thinking of all the cool things that this new game can do. Getting back, popping the disc in. Then playing for hours on end."
Ah yes - the good old days.
A final YouTube user added: "Probably my favourite console of all time. That era of video games was unmatched."