The Xbox 360 is a game console released by Microsoft in 2005. It is the successor to the Xbox, and was a competitor to the PlayStation 3 and the Wii. The Xbox 360 is the first Xbox console that had Final Fantasy games released for it, although none of them are exclusives. The Xbox 360 has an online store named Xbox Live, which is similar to the PlayStation Network.
The MMORPG Final Fantasy XI was the first game released for the Xbox 360. It required a HDD expansion in order to be played, and support for the Xbox 360 version was discontinued on March 31, 2016. Final Fantasy XIII and its two sequels, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, were also released for the Xbox 360. The latter two could also be downloaded from Xbox Live, either as a free demo or a full purchase. The game Crystal Defenders was only released through the Xbox Live service.