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2. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Dec 2, 2012, 15:33 Dades
 
9. The Xbox was never going to make up the slack, and Microsoft can no longer afford to keep investing in it.

In a year of relative gloom, Microsoft's Xbox has become a big bright spot for the company. Kinect is great technology, people are still buying the console, and it's been a great entry point for Microsoft to take over the living room. But, for a company like Microsoft, Xbox isn't enough. Microsoft had $21 billion in operating income last year. The Entertainment and Devices division, which is home to the Xbox had $364 million in operating income. So, as nice as Xbox is, it's not going to be enough to boost Microsoft if the rest of the business collapses.

What many forum posters have been saying for awhile now. They dumped billions into the Xbox and have derived little profit from it. It all should have been tied together from the beginning, they wasted countless opportunities. Xbox games should have been Windows games too, give people a reason not to buy a Mac instead of letting them buy a Mac and an Xbox. The foot into the living room has cost them a lot and given them little in return.

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