a recall would never happen, but i would like honesty for once from a huge corporation....
|He contends the company must come clean on the specifics of its failure rate or issue a recall on the product|
|No matter how much Microsoft tries to avoid this information getting out, it will anyway. Given the hive mind nature of the Internet, motivated gamers are going to figure this out for themselves. They'll keep popping open Xbox 360s to look at their motherboard designs--heck, it's thanks to their warranty-busting fortitude that we have as much lay expertise about the Red Ring of Death flaw as we do now. They'll start compiling lists of batch numbers and model numbers. And they'll start to tell each other which models to avoid and which ones to seek. The thing is, they shouldn't have to. Nor should Joe Blow, who doesn't spend all his time reading message boards, walk into a store to buy an Xbox 360 to play Halo 3, only to find out instead he's bought his way into a game of Russian Roulette. Microsoft either has or should have this information; by their executives' own admission, they've spent the last unspecified amount of time gathering data. Yet they refuse to release it.|