Microsoft wants to snatch the competing game consoles competitors market share in Germany. “We want to increase our market share within a year to 40 percent,” said Xbox Germany Oliver Kaltner chief of the newspaper “Euro am Sonntag”. Currently, the share’m still at about 30 percent. The new Xbox One to 22 worldwide November go on sale in Germany for 499 Euros. Rival Sony had brought his new, 100 euros cheaper Playstation 4 in the U.S. market yesterday, Friday, in Europe it is from the 29th Give of November.
Microsoft have recently particular the third major carriers detached Nintendo with its Wii U console, market shares, said Kaltner. “Since we want to add additional.” The hardware should not be subsidized by the profitable sale games. “We want to earn in Germany from the beginning with every console money.” Traditionally, the business with game consoles for several years has been created. The console itself is profitable later, the money will initially bring the games. Microsoft wants to deepen cooperation with the pay-TV channel Sky Germany, Kaltner told the newspaper. (Dpa ) / (un)