Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X


Xbox One X will debut on November 7 for $499 United States dollars.

Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer has been talking far and wide about Xbox One X this week, this following the console's grand unveiling on Sunday night during Microsoft's press conference.

At around £100 more than the PS4 Pro, some feel the price of the Xbox One X is too high, but this price will still not make a profit for Microsoft.

"If you just look at the specs of what this box is, it's in a different league than any other console that's out there", the Xbox boss added. "We're focusing on Xbox One S and Xbox One X and the games you're going to play", Spencer said.

The Xbox One X will arrive on November 7 with a $499 price tag, which is $100 more than the PlayStation 4 Pro.

At that price, the Xbox One X does not come with any accessories or any games.

Even though, Microsoft took the time to announce that they are proud to bring Xbox support on Xbox One and have an emulator running games on it, they didn't reveal too much about the library or the number of games to be made available.

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.

It's nothing new for the console business, to be certain. "It's the same with Xbox One X. We've been meeting with developers, you heard EA on our stage saying they're going to optimize this because they want to show consumers the most incredible version of their games, and the Xbox One X is going to deliver that for them". From what we can tell, it will offer more power than the PS4 Pro rival.

As for the reason for why there won't be as many original Xbox games as there are Xbox 360 games, Spencer claims that the process is more technically challenging and there are more rights hurdles that they need to overcome.