Polygon brings to our attention a curious reveal from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference today: a bunch of rejected prototypes that the Xbox One team developed prior to the Xbox One design we're all familiar with.

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The prototypes pictured above are the result of these early sketches:

Seem like a lot? Naw. The Xbox One controller had two hundred prototypes! Alas, there are no pictures of those. But what do you think of the early console designs? Did they make a good choice by going with this instead?

Curved, cubed, tiny and fantastic: Check out this pile of rejected Xbox One prototypes [Polygon]