Microsoft could give 2 shits about gamers. Nintendo would be dismantled under Microsoft and what they would put would be a shell of their former selves.
End of 2009 Predictions (Set, January 1st 2009)
Wii- 72 million 3rd Year Peak, better slate of releases
360- 37 million Should trend down slightly after 3rd year peak
PS3- 29 million Sales should pick up next year, 3rd year peak and price cut