1. If given the choice, most people would choose free, don't you agree?
2. This is parallel universe material. Are you trying to say Xbox owners are somehow paying extra for this feature? If someone doesn't want backwards compatibility, he/she doesn't have to buy/play backwards compatible games.
Shall you be teached on the matter that there is no free lunch? BC have a cost, you may not pay it directly but you pay it, because the company doing the R&D need to recoup the money.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"
Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."