Xbox Senior Director of Product Management Albert Penello spoke with Eurogamer this week and in the interview Penello, when asked about the price compared to the PlayStation Pro, said,
“We haven’t announced the price yet, but we’ll see… it will be an interesting discussion next time we chat.”
This is a very interesting quote since Microsoft has been known for losing money on systems (as well as cell phones and other products) just to get them into consumers’ homes. They’re realize that the real profits come from software and Xbox Live sales than consoles. So much like the first Xbox Microsoft might take a loss on sales with the Scorpio just to get it into homes so they can sell games and XBL accounts.
We’ll keep you updated on this loyal reader as we learn more. So what does the idea of a cheaper Scorpio do to your thoughts on buying a 4K System? Let us know in the comments below.