Peter Dille: Xbox 360 Not Sustainable

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Peter DilleSo it seem the minor success that Sony endured because of E3 has completely gone to their head. The new vice president of marketing has given an interview to Gamasutra and the corporate arrogance is as strong as ever.

With the Xbox 360 you’ve got an inconsistent design, some have a hard drive, some don’t, and none of them have Blu-Ray, and the HD-DVD will be out of business in a matter of months. Is this a 10 year product? And by the way, it doesn’t even work.

 I had to break it you Peter but most consumers don’t want a 10 year tech product. I think 5 years is more than long enough for something that costs R3500. When the next Xbox comes out in 2011 you will be halfway through your 10 year plan and suddenly your machine is going to look redundant.

Sony has been saying HD DVD is dead for over a year now and it must really hurt that a product that doesn’t even work is outselling your product 3:1…

Source: Gamasutra

Last Updated: July 13, 2007

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