Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console
Jun 28 2017
Sunday marked a milestone Xbox E3 Briefing as Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world's most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named "Project Scorpio") and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history.
During its E3 livestream Xbox spokesman Larry Hryb sat down with Leo Del Castillo, General Manager of Xbox Hardware, to build an Xbox One X piece by piece. That's a fairly substantial investment for most people, but it turns out that parting with the sort of cash doesn't mean you'll be lining Microsoft's collective pocket, at least not at first.
Spencer also elaborated by saying "I don't want to get into all the numbers, but in aggregate, you should think about the hardware part of the console business is not the money-making part of the business, the money-making part is in selling games".
Although Spencer said that he has not read the article himself, he still adamant that Xbox One X buyers will have virtual reality in their future.
Days after Microsoft announced the price of Xbox One X, the company has revealed the true cost of the new console. Destiny 2, Call of Duty: WWII and Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 are all games that haven't yet been confirmed to look best on One X.
The Xbox One X is powered by a six-teraflop Polaris GPU which is 1.4 times better compared to its rival, Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro.
Many hoped that after the successful launch of Xbox 360 backwards compatibility on Xbox One that Microsoft would extend this support to the original Xbox. The impressive video game console is considered as the most powerful one in the world for a reason, and it takes top-of-the-line components for it to make such a claim. "We're focusing on Xbox One S and Xbox One X and the games you're going to play", Spencer said.
The added services will surely attract new buyers to both the console and more importantly to the Game Pass as well.