Originally Posted by qubit
I don't know if they still make a loss on every xbox any more, but they'll make a profit on the games. Also, running a loss leader like that can be very helpful in improving profits elsewhere by increasing brand awareness and sales of other types of products. MS have piled millions, maybe billions into their xbox brand and they wouldn't do that without seeing a tangible benefit from it, eventually.
Mite be so i look at it like this the 360,s made in chine with cheep sweat shops,
Saveing m$ lost,s of cash