- Dec 2, 2018
What’s apples end game here? Expose that Xbox has been a money sink for 20 years to the public and hope MS shareholders start to question why they’re burning piles of money so apple can try being a console manufacturer? Surely Microsoft investors know what a black hole the Xbox division has been all this time right?
Does this really help them win the court case with epic or are they twisting this knife for other reasons?
MS said they don’t make money from hardware and so they justify a 30% tariff on 3rd party software sales for that reason.
Apple want this testimony stricken from the record (ie not. considered as a point against Apple) because Apple sell hardware at a profit and have tariffs on 3rd party sales too.
Their method of getting MS testimony struck from the record is to point out that MS don’t publish detailed figures and their testimony therefore cannot be analysed and argued - it’s just “anecdotal evidence”.