Microsoft probeert hun macht te vergroten d.m.v. de XBox. Bij The Register kregen ze Kevin Bachus aan de lijn om wat vragen te stellen.So Microsoft has raised the bar to keep frivolous developers away from X-box. Which isn't very Microsoft-like, as it's traditionally priced low at this stage in the cycle, in order to attract new developers. The trouble is, says Bachus, is that the same logic isn't applicable to the games business. The distribution channels for games aren't comparable to the traditional channels for PC software, and the console manufacturers need to persuade retailers - who have limited shelf space - to take their wares. And by Xmas next year, Nintendo, Sony, Sega and Microsoft will all be fighting it out for that acreage. Het hele interview is hier te lezen: