Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

Randall Craig
June 26, 2017

"I look at Pro as more of a competitor to S than I do to Xbox One X", Spencer said. "We've hit a performance spec with Xbox One X that should make those games the most definitive version of those games".

When the Xbox One X launches in November, it will cost $499.99 United States dollars - $100 more than the PlayStation 4 Pro. "[Emulation] is hard. Xbox 360 specifically is a PowerPC chip, emulated to x86, which is difficult". Recently Corporate Vice President at Xbox, Mike Ybarra talked a little about the upcoming features and updates planned for the Xbox One X in his tweets.

"The original Xbox is a little bit easier, because that was an x86 chip it was running on". I think about the consoles in the market today, whether it's PS4, original Xbox One, S, Pro, it's all kind of closer in spec. For now, though? If you want the most bleeding edge Xbox One experience possible, there's a console for you - it's just gonna cost ya.

"So I think we've got work to go do there, but I think it's in our future".


"No", Xbox leader Phil Spencer told me in an interview this week, after I asked him if Microsoft makes any money selling the Xbox One X at $500.

At the moment, there are 386 Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One after the feature was announced at the Microsoft E3 conference in June 2015.

The added services will surely attract new buyers to both the console and more importantly to the Game Pass as well.

Microsoft has been keen to include its PC user base in future gaming plans as shown by the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, which debuted previous year. Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands and many other popular Xbox One games will receive free updates to take full advantage of the power of Xbox One X. Xbox will also expand the Xbox One backward compatibility library to include original Xbox classics, starting with fan favorite Crimson Skies.

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