Xbox 360 warranty costs “tripled” in first nine months of 2007

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 20 February 2008 06:31 GMT

According to this, Microsoft’s warranty costs for Xbox 360 tripled in the first nine months of last year, hitting $291 million, or 4.5 percent of the company’s overall product revenue.

Microsoft last year extended Xbox 360 warrantees, a move that is said to have cost the company an estimated $1 billion.

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