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Microsoft is all about the money – Xbox 360 Discussions

We have some more comments from industry analyst Michael Pachter to share with you now, as he has recently stated that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console will ‘never’ get a web browser update in the future.

As reported from VG247, Pachter made the bold comment when speaking in the latest episode of GameTrailers show Pach Attack.

When quizzed on the possibility on the console getting a web browser like the PS3, he had this to say: “The 360 doesn’t have a browser, and never will, because Microsoft’s vision when they made the original Xbox was to own the internet. ”

He then explained this, by saying that this is all down to ownership. Since Microsoft would want to own the internet and control what passes through their Xbox 360, the likelihood of a web browser happening is slim to none.

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of his interview came towards the end when he had this to say about Microsoft:

”Microsoft is going to end up charging you for everything you do, but they won’t charge you; they’ll charge the person you’re paying.”

Let us know your thoughts on this comments. Do you agree with him about the web browser claims or not?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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