Microsoft loses $125 on every Xbox 360
More than 30 per cent subsidy to build market share
Microsoft is paying a 31 per cent subsidy on its premium Xbox 360 that, according research firm iSupply.
Based on an analysis of the components in the gaming device, Andrew Rassweiler, manager of iSuppli?Â¢â€šÃ‡Â¨â€šÃ‘Â¢s Teardown Analysis Service estimated the bill of materials for the device runs at about $525.
The bill of materials does not include costs for testing, distribution, and marketing.
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