Microsoft loses $45 on every Xbox One Sold

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User Info: ShuraYukihime

ShuraYukihime
3 years ago#11
xcmon3yx2 posted...
i can assure you no company sells hardware at a loss


Actually outside of Nintendo every console is sold at a loss until well into the lifespan of said console.

Hell MS was losing $125 per Original Xbox sold.
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User Info: Anarchy612

Anarchy612
3 years ago#12
ShuraYukihime posted...
xcmon3yx2 posted...
i can assure you no company sells hardware at a loss


Actually outside of Nintendo every console is sold at a loss until well into the lifespan of said console.

Hell MS was losing $125 per Original Xbox sold.


Very much this. The real money is made in software sales.
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User Info: nickr2d2

nickr2d2
3 years ago#13
nickr2d2 posted...
This guy made the same topic yesterday, and said the same thing.

We proved to him that the price INCLUDES the Kinect.

He's a troll, or just an ignorant idiot. Topic flagged.
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User Info: Mairuzu

Mairuzu
3 years ago#14
That's why they hide all their online features behind a paywall.
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User Info: BigBOOtoYOU2

BigBOOtoYOU2
3 years ago#15
nickr2d2 posted...
nickr2d2 posted...
This guy made the same topic yesterday, and said the same thing.

We proved to him that the price INCLUDES the Kinect.

He's a troll, or just an ignorant idiot. Topic flagged.

Sorry if this truth has your knickers all in a bunch.

The link to Joystiq and the article that I've copied here pretty much speak for themselves. Yet this is somehow trolling in you worldview? And if creating a topic on GF about a news article is against the TOU, well that would be news to me. Calm down buddy.

User Info: BigBOOtoYOU2

BigBOOtoYOU2
3 years ago#16
yiangaruuuga posted...
Except the $471 includes the Kinect so....

BigBOOtoYOU2 posted...
"The Xbox One Console costs Microsoft $471 to build, according to a hardware teardown and analysis by research firm IHS.....IHS says that the Xbox One's Kinect camera adds $75 to the total cost of the Xbox One, including assembly.

So....'nuff said.

Bac0n01 posted...
Which means the console costs $395.


Maths are not your strong subject, are they?

User Info: RyuuHou25

RyuuHou25
3 years ago#17
These are never fair evaluations because these people have no idea what companies pay for the parts in the first place, they're only going by consumer prices, and believe me, they are not paying those.
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