Microsoft wants only authorized products connect to the new console, and this is the best way the software giant can think to facilitate this. The company is to create a security mechanism that will be available exclusively to those who sign a deal with the Microsoft. What is this all about? Well, Microsoft seems intent on making a profit with the new Xbox, something that did not happen with the previous incarnation of the console.
"Microsoft has made it very clear that it's all about profitability" with this generation of console, IDC analyst Schelley Olhava said. "Maybe this is a way they are looking to make additional revenue off of the Xbox."