Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

The Xbox One X will arrive on November 7 with a $499 price tag, which is $100 more than the PlayStation 4 Pro. Indeed, the custom Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) GPU in the newest Xbox can run at 6 teraflops, compared to the Sony console which comes with an AMD Polaris graphics card that is capable of running at 4.2 teraflops. But let's have a look at the differences between the two.

The fact that Microsoft is not making a profit on the Xbox One X now, however, could not be considered surprising at all.

Facebook/xboxA promo image of the Xbox One X, previously called Project Scorpio, as a cover photo on the Microsoft game console's official Facebook page.

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It seems clear that Microsoft isn't anxious about that price gap between the two consoles since the company doesn't see them as direct competitors.

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.

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He added that "a review of building and safety regulations would have to be looked at". Not all residents agreed to go, as they felt the evacuation was an overreaction.

The Xbox Backwards Compatibility for the Xbox One will drop later this year - but it will NOT be as extensive as Xbox 360 backwards compatibility lineup. When asked if each unit sold would result in lost profit for Microsoft, Spencer stated "I didn't answer it that way".

Even at $499 Dollars, the company will sell the new console of Xbox One X at a loss.

Both consoles offer 1 TB storage, but the Xbox One X also has a 4K/HDR Blu-ray player, which you can't find on the PS4 Pro.

Will you be picking one up later this year? "People know we have "Gears" and "Halo" in our portfolio, and we're working on other things that aren't on this list..." He also said that he was spending a lot of time on Microsoft's first-party games, and that they've already "signed some things" that they haven't announced yet. "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".

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