Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

"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".

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.

According to Spencer, Microsoft's mindset is that the hardware component of the video game console business is not that part that will make money for companies.

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Mike Ybarra, corporate vice president of Xbox and Windows at Microsoft, spoke to our Rich to chat about the Xbox One X and what it means for PC games going forward. Hence, all of those being upscale to the 4K resolution that the Xbox One X promises to bring to the TVs of gamers around the globe on November 7th, when it finally hits the shelves. Microsoft could soon be making money from Xbox One X sales, but how long that will take is now unclear.

Playing old Xbox games on Xbox One (and the upcoming Xbox One S) is as easy as playing Xbox 360 titles. Since both of the systems rely on upscaling games to 4K, it's a fitting comparison.

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In an ideal world, every major Christmas console release should be Xbox One X enhanced.

For Microsoft, which will not be making any money off of each Xbox One X sold, it is hoping that the power of the console is enough to attract more players into the Xbox platform.

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