Microsoft has announced a number of XBox details including the number of developers signed up, the official name of the console and a new logo for the device.

The official name for the console has been confirmed as XBox which comes as little surprise for most in the industry. With the confirmation of the name came the introduction of the official logo which is displayed here.

A list of 156 confirmed developers (displayed below) has also been provided. The US online press have made many comments regarding the absence of heavyweights like Electronic Arts and Squaresoft. Microsoft has responded by stating that the list of confirmed developers is still growing and more "good news" is to come.

* Activision, Inc.
* Aki Corp.
* Alfa System Co., Ltd.
* ALTAR interactive
* Anchor Inc.
* Angel Studios, Inc.
* ARC SYSTEM WORKS CO., LTD.
* Argonaut Games plc
* ARIKA CO., LTD.
* ARTDINK CORPORATION
* ARTOON CO., LTD.
* Ask Co., Ltd.
* ATLUS CO., LTD.
* Attention to Detail Ltd.
* Awesome Developments Ltd.
* bam! entertainment
* BANDAI CO., LTD.
* Barking Dog Studios, Ltd.
* Bethesda Softworks Inc.
* BioWare Corp.
* Blue Byte Software, Inc.
* Blue Shift, Inc.
* BUNKASHA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
* CAPCOM CO., LTD.
* Charybdis Limited
* CLIMAX Ltd. Co.
* Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation
* Core Design Ltd.
* Crave Entertainment, Inc.
* Criterion Software Ltd.
* Cryo
* Crystal Dynamics Inc.
* DATAM POLYSTAR CO., LTD.
* Deep Red Games Ltd.
* DigitalWare Inc.
* DMA Design Ltd.
* DreamCatcher
* DreamForge Intertainment, Inc.
* DWANGO Co., Ltd.
* Dynamix
* Edge of Reality, Inc.
* Eidos interactive Ltd
* Empire Interactive
* EON Digital Entertainment
* Epic Games
* Escape Factory, Ltd.
* Fox Interactive
* From Software , Inc.
* Funcom
* Gameplay
* Gathering of Developers
* GENKI Co., Ltd.
* Global A Entertainment, Inc.
* h.a.n.d. inc.
* H.I.C. Co., Ltd.
* Hasbro Interactive
* Havas Interactive
* HEADLOCK INC.
* Heavy Iron Studios
* Housemarque
* HUDSON SOFT CO., LTD.
* Humongous Entertainment, Inc.
* id Software, Inc.
* I-Imagine Interactive
* image corporation
* Imagineer Co., Ltd.
* Incredible Technologies, Inc.
* Infogrames
* Interplay Entertainment Corp.
* JALECO LTD.
* Kaboom Studios Limited
* Kalisto Entertainment
* KEMCO / Kotobuki System Co., Ltd
* Kodiak Interactive Software Studios
* KOEI Co., Ltd.
* KONAMI CORPORATION
* KOOL KIZZ AMUSEMENT WORKS, Inc.
* Kuju Entertainment
* Legend Entertainment Company
* LightWeight Co., Ltd.
* Lost Boys Interactive
* Majesco, Inc.
* Mass Media, Inc.
* MAX-INTERNATIONAL INC.
* Melbourne House
* MGM Interactive, a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
* Microids
* Midas Interactive Entertainment
* Midway Home Entertainment Inc.
* Monolith Productions, Inc.
* Monster Games, Inc.
* Mythos Games Ltd.
* NAGI CORPORATION
* NAMCO LIMITED
* Nest Corporation
* Neversoft Entertainment
* Nihilistic Software, Inc.
* NIHON CREATE INC.
* NovaLogic, Inc.
* OVER WORK'S Inc.
* Pacific Coast Power & Light Co.
* PANTHER SOFTWARE, INC.
* Papyrus
* Paradigm Studios
* Pipe Dream Interactive
* Qube
* R A C
* Radical Entertainment
* Rage
* Raven Software
* Red Storm Entertainment, Inc.
* Reflections Interactive
* Ripcord Games, LLC
* Riverhillsoft Inc.
* Rockstar Games
* Saffire Corporation
* SCi Entertainment Group PLC
* SHOEISHA Co., Ltd.
* Sierra
* Silicon Dreams Studio Ltd.
* Simon & Schuster Interactive
* SKY.Co., Ltd.
* SouthPeak Interactive
* Spike Co., Ltd.
* Starbreeze Studios
* T&E SOFT, Inc.
* TAITO CORPORATION
* TAKARA CO., LTD.
* Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
* TAKUYO KOUGYO CO., Ltd.
* TDK mediactive, Inc.
* TECMO, LTD.
* TELENET JAPAN CO., LTD.
* Terminal Reality
* The Codemasters Software Company Ltd.
* The Collective, Inc.
* The LEGO Compay A/S
* The Whole Experience, Inc.
* THQ
* Titus
* TopWare Interactive AG
* Treasure, Inc.
* Ubi Soft Entertainment
* Valve, LLC
* Victor Interactive Software Inc.
* VIDEO SYSTEM Co., Ltd.
* Virgin Interactive
* VIS entertainment plc
* Volition, Inc.
* Warthog PLC
* XeNN inc.
* YAGER Development
* Yuki Enterprise Inc.
* Zono, Inc.