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An x86 PlayStation 4 could signal a sea-change in the console industry

Ars nerds out on next-gen gaming hardware rumours. “The game consoles can be subsidized and sold at a loss because each game also includes a cut for Sony or Microsoft. As long as gamers buy a handful of games, the money can be recouped. Boxes used predominantly for streaming media don’t provide access to that same revenue stream.”

• April 4, 2012, 10:26 pm |