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

In a recent interview with Business Insider, Spencer confirmed with a simple "no" that the company will not be making a profit off of initial hardware sales (the cost of components inevitably comes down and eventually they will, but for now at least, there's no profit).

"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.

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.

Ybarra replied back to a fan asking if the current Software Development Kit for the Xbox One X is complete or are they still working on it.

When it comes to the central processing unit (CPU), the PlayStation 4 has a slight lag compared to the Xbox One X as well. This means that the Xbox One X has a roughly 40% power margin over the PlayStation 4 Pro.

"I look at Pro as more of a competitor to S than I do to Xbox One X", Spencer told Eurogamer. 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. Definitely not as many Xbox 360, according to Spencer.

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.

"The money-making part is in selling games", he said, showing that Microsoft will rely on titles to drive up its profit from the Xbox One X.

It was also revealed that all of the original Xbox One accessories will be compatible with the Xbox One X.

"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", Spencer said.

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