Do you have any Xbox gamers in your life? Maybe you’ve occasionally tried to talk to them about peculiar hobby? They can be a prickly bunch, and understandably so given how rough it’s been out there for, well, about a decade now. Time heals all wounds, unless you’re an Xbox fan and someone says the wrong thing.
We previously tackled what not to say to PC gamers and PS5 owners. Now it’s time to share some advice on what not to mention to the Master Chief-worshiping, Phil Spencer zealots in your midst. Their loyalty to an embattled brand is intense, and as a longtime loiterer in the Xbox ecosystem I can sympathize. It ain’t easy being green. Here’s how to steer clear of igniting the fandom’s ire.