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    I'm not sure where your man is getting his numbers from, but Xbox took 4.24 billion in Q2 last year. Xbox might lose money on the upfront console, but Xbox live, the Kinect, commission and merchandising from games makes it one of Microsoft's more successful products.

    a/. Android is doing fine witch out being able to Run Call of Duty

    Well, according to Wikipedia that means that 1.6bn hours of online gaming, 100m gamers and 40m players a month are having to turn to devices other than Android to waste their time in the evenings. That's $650m of which Android will get no slice straight out of the gate. That's a hell of a market to be ignoring - and that's just CoD.

    Does Android run Fable or Halo or GTA or WoW or Final Fantasy or Uncharted or Mass Effect or The Sims or Just Dance or Resident Evil or Guitar Hero or EvE Online or Wii Sports or BioShock or Deus Ex or Metal Gear Solid or Borderlands or Medal of Honor or or any other major game of 2012?

    No? Didn't think so.

    Let's put it like this: The world-wide computer games market in 2012 was worth roughly $70bn (PC+console, not mobile). The mobile phone games market is $8bn - the lion's share of which is for iPhone.

    Or to put it another way, the worldwide mobile phone games market is only twice as big as Blizzard on its own, and only 12 times bigger than the annual takings of CoD.

    You can argue all you want that a console based on Android would be a great thing. But, you see, the fact is that Android doesn't have any good games for it. And that's kind of the whole point of a console.