He is right. Buying a console and throwing it in a closet or buying a couple of games for the console isn't going to help Microsoft or Sony much.
He's right?....Can you envision any other scenarios aside from the 2 you mentioned that might draw into question how stupid this idea is in 2019? If you buy a console and smash it in the parking lot is literally an equivalent to one of your 2 arguments as to how Phil Spencer is right. Out....standing.
Chinese food for breakfast