Microsoft Declares 1 vs. 100 To Be The Weakest Link

1 vs 1001 vs. 100 was a beast of a different kind, something that we don’t get to experience all that often. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this bold product, 1 vs. 100 was an X-Box LIVE game show based on a TV program of the same name where “The One” would compete against “The Mob” for prizes. As far as LIVE offerings went, it was very original and quite outside of the normal offerings on consoles.

As well received as 1 vs. 100 was, Microsoft has unfortunately decided to pull the plug on that particular endeavor, meaning that the quiz game will not be returning for a third season. When asked about the cancellation, Microsoft Game Studio’s General Manager Dave McCartney stated the he was very proud of the team backing up the game, and was excited to see what could come in the future due to what they’ve learned from the process.

This is kind of a shame, consider that I never got to try it, and I continuously hear from some other GamerSushi staff members how much they enjoyed playing it. What do you guys think of this turn of events? Is 1 vs. 100 gone forever, or can we expect a Kinect re-launch under a different name?

Update: Kotaku posted a farewell letter from the 1 vs. 100 team, as well as a link to some insight as to why the game went under.


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3 thoughts on “Microsoft Declares 1 vs. 100 To Be The Weakest Link”

  1. I am pretty sad about this. I was obsessed with 1 vs 100 during its 2 season run, and really enjoyed doing it to kill time and test my general trivia knowledge. It was such a unique thing to do online, I’m definitely going to miss it.

  2. I saw the show a few times, but I don’t think the second season even aired up here in Canada? I’m probably wrong about that, But I remember only ever seeing the show even listed on the guide 3 or 4 times… Such a neat idea though, saw an 18 year old win a million bucks.

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