XBOX loses billions for MSFT per year

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User Info: backguard222

backguard222
3 years ago#1
Sorry if this was already posted but holy *** if this is right.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-11-07-huge-xbox-losses-hidden-by-patent-royalties-says-analyst
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User Info: kingrat2314

kingrat2314
3 years ago#2
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-earns-2-billion-per-year-from-android-patent-royalties-2013-11

Here's another source. No backpedaling, xbox fanboys.
NOOOOOO!

User Info: Solnot

Solnot
3 years ago#3
OMG, really? if MS don't start making tons o' money soon...

XBOX ONE could be the last XBOX ever made!

Bad news, XBROS!

User Info: scoobydoobydont

scoobydoobydont
3 years ago#4
It doesn't matter how many links you post to an article that's complete speculation, it's still speculation. Rather flawed, nonsensical speculation at that. But keep trying so hard, it's cute.
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User Info: slyman19

slyman19
3 years ago#5
I'm calling bs. MS' entertainment division was posting a profit before Android and didn't experience a huge bump in profits when the patent money was being added.

Just another moron wanting the Xbox spun off.
Who will stop the red ink? Not Kaz.
MSFT has made more money in the last quarter than SNE has in the past 5+ years.

User Info: backguard222

backguard222
3 years ago#6
The same analyst said in June thst XBOX does well for MSFT.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-06-03-xbox-unit-should-be-sold-in-microsoft-restructure-says-analyst
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User Info: VRViperII

VRViperII
3 years ago#7
kingrat2314 posted...
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-earns-2-billion-per-year-from-android-patent-royalties-2013-11

Here's another source. No backpedaling, xbox fanboys.


That's the same source. Nice one.
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User Info: Pudgeisafish

Pudgeisafish
3 years ago#8
So you think that Microsoft would continue support of something that has been bleeding them of billions of dollars?

How does this make sense?

User Info: Dannyson97

Dannyson97
3 years ago#9
The Playstation Division lost even more money on PS3 destroying all their profits from the PS1 and PS2, and then some, not sure how much longer they'll stay.
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User Info: scoobydoobydont

scoobydoobydont
3 years ago#10
Sony and Xbox division will both manage just fine, IMO.
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