Manufacture of Xbox may slow down or stop

#1AceviperPosted 4/25/2014 6:05:28 AM(edited)
She also referred to "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles," implying that manufacturing of Xbox consoles will slow or stop, to allow retailers time to work through existing inventory.

with She being the MS CFO

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/216199/Xbox_One_increases_Microsoft_revenues__but_its_cost_cuts_into_profits.php
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#2GeistPosted 4/25/2014 6:10:48 AM
I know you're trying to find something bad here, but all of that article was pretty good news for MS.
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#3Aceviper(Topic Creator)Posted 4/25/2014 6:19:02 AM
cutting down production this early on due to overstock is pretty bad
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#4cheezedadadaPosted 4/25/2014 6:24:31 AM
I cant bring myself to feel bad for a company that makes that much money. Just not going to happen. I would love to be in their shoes.
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#5unreal_jaxPosted 4/25/2014 6:24:52 AM
Its neither good or bad, just means they over anticipated the demand.
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#6GeistPosted 4/25/2014 6:26:47 AM
Aceviper posted...
cutting down production this early on due to overstock is pretty bad


No not really. You should really read the article you posted.
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#7Aceviper(Topic Creator)Posted 4/25/2014 6:29:36 AM
Geist posted...
Aceviper posted...
cutting down production this early on due to overstock is pretty bad


No not really. You should really read the article you posted.


you should probably read the article yourself first

it states that they had a huge decrease in gross margin thanks to the Xbox One

and now they might have to cut down production
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#8PRO7IFICPosted 4/25/2014 6:31:37 AM
It's worse than I thought...


R.I.P. Xbox 720
#9PoweredMilkManPosted 4/25/2014 6:32:10 AM
unreal_jax posted...
Its neither good or bad, just means they over anticipated the demand.

basically this, or they are getting ready to start making new models?
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#10PoweredMilkManPosted 4/25/2014 6:34:53 AM
"We do expect to work through some inventory in Q4," said Hood, referring in this case to the period between April 1 - June 30, 2014. She also referred to "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles," implying that manufacturing of Xbox consoles will slow or stop, to allow retailers time to work through existing inventory.

just a 2 month break
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