|Mr Puggsly said:
Xbox got MS's foot in a new market but its uncertain if its been financially worthwhile. Hence, there is little incentive for Samsung, Apple, or Amazon to jump in the console war.
Samsung, Amazon, and Apple have the resources to compete but I don't think they're interested in that market. Very competitive and arguably not financially worth while. The PS4 is doing pretty damn good but still not making Sony profitable.
1) There is no if about it. Xbox has been a financial disaster for MS. All of the data is out there.
2) Whether the others have yet is not the point. One of them (Or someone else) very well could make an awesome console family if MS left room for a new competitor. This is all hypethetical of course, but here is what we do know:
-MS hasn't been successful
-Others could be
Let's find out!