WOMEN
12/02/2013 08:52 am ET

Microsoft Knows Women Play Video Games Too, Right?

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This Christmas is the battle of the console gaming systems, as Xbox One and the PS4 duke it out for users. For its latest marketing effort, Microsoft decided to create a customizable form letter for those who'll have to convince mom, roommate or significant other before getting one of these $500 toys.

Unfortunately, this promotion launched with a default version that came off a tad... stereotype-y. It sure sounds like somebody's still assuming their target audience is dudes with wives/girlfriends who just don't get it:

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