If they’re most likely forced to sell the system at a loss anyway they might just lend it right away. I still think for that the monthly cost is a bit too high to be feasible.
You must not be doing the math.
$22-$35 a month is not a lot of money for the average person. We're talking about getting the console and access to many games (day one 1st party games included), that's a pretty good deal.
Also, the subscription services being lumped in means they're making a profit on the subscription services. That covers any losses on the hardware.
Shame they didn't throw in EA Access. That's a bargain at $30 a year.
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