The Xbox almost didn’t exist because Bill Gates ‘hated it’: how they convinced him

The Xbox almost didn’t exist because Bill Gates ‘hated it’: how they convinced him

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The Xbox almost didn’t exist because Bill Gates ‘hated it’: how they convinced him

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, He was not entirely convinced when it came to launching the Xbox. The idea of ​​the company entering the world of consoles did not seem like the best way to go.

The then CEO of a software company I did not welcome this leap towards hardwareand it was clear to both Gates and Steve Ballmer that the project was doomed. They were sure that they were going to lose money since their business was another, they said.