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Microsoft’s Xbox One launch didn’t go off exactly as planned in late 2013. Before the console’s release, the company was dogged over DRM restrictions with the console (which were later dropped) and concerns over its high price tag compared to its counterpart, the Sony PlayStation 4. Microsoft would attribute the higher price tag to the included Kinect camera -- a peripheral that many gamers didn’t particularly care for -- only to later capitulate by ditching the camera and lowering the entry price from $499 to $399. Microsoft would late institute an even lower entry point at $349. However, the damage had already been done and Sony has clearly come out as the clear sales leader for this generation... Read more...