Microsoft now owns

After legal struggle, Microsoft lawyers take ownership of and


After filing a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum in May, Microsoft now officially owns the domains and, according to a new report from Fusible.

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The initial complaint was filed in late May, following Microsoft's official announcement of the Xbox One during a high-profile event at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

It is believed that Microsoft did not register the domain earlier because doing so could have given away the name of the company's next-generation console.

Microsoft is now the only platform holder to own domain names related to its next-generation console. Sony does not own, and Nintendo does not own

The Xbox One launches in November for $500.

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