Remember the Xbox Onesie? That single article of clothing which caused the internet to lose its collective mind imagining cosy winter evenings with cups of tea and a single, fabric-based friend warming them on the sofa. It’s back.
No, Microsoft isn’t giving away free Xbox Onesies to customers willy nilly. That would be madness. Instead, it has recognised the item’s popularity and is offering everyone a small consolation prize: a onesie for your avatar.
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Xbox’s Major Nelson worked with the Xbox Avatar Store team in order to bring snuggly all-in-one lounge wear to your avatar.
“When the Xbox Onesie was revealed a few months ago, I received a ton of inquiries about how fans could get their hands on one of these rather rare items,” wrote Nelson.
“Unfortunately, distribution was extremely limited and I was only able to give a handful of them away.
“The good news is, I was able to work with the Xbox Avatar Store team and have them create Xbox Onesie avatar items, designed to look just like the real ones. Even better, all of these Avatar items are free.”
That’s right, while you’re shivering on the sofa in your wafer-thin pyjamas, your avatar will be living it up in that onesie you’ve wanted for months. Just when you thought 2016 couldn’t get more cruel….