Spencer also elaborated by saying "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, the money-making part is in selling games".
Spencer stated that Xbox fans should keep their expectations in check regarding the library of Original Xbox Games coming to Xbox One because only a select few Original Xbox Games will be available to backward compatibility program because of Rights issue And Emulation difficulty (technically it's a bit difficult).
It's impossible to say whether Microsoft will be making a loss on the Xbox One X, or merely breaking even, but we do know for sure that they'll be relying on selling lots of games to turn this into a profitable venture. This is a great way to attract potential new buyers to the console, and can be seen as a great marketing technique to boost the popularity of both the One X and the Game Pass.
Xbox One X will debut on November 7 for $499 United States dollars.
The fact that Microsoft is not making a profit on the Xbox One X now, however, could not be considered surprising at all.
Xbox also comes with 12 GB of memory, while PS4 Pro offers only 8 GB. The impressive video game console is considered as the most powerful one in the world for a reason, and it takes top-of-the-line components for it to make such a claim. How does "The World's Most Powerful Console", according to Microsoft, compare to the PlayStation 4 Pro? The Xbox One X is the more powerful console when compared to the PS4 Pro - and for $100 more, it absolutely has to be.
So far, there are around 390 Xbox 360 games playable on Xbox One, but only two original Xbox games were announced.
The Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility will launch later this year on Xbox One.