The next round in the fiercely competitive gaming-console battle between Sony , with its PlayStation, and Microsoft , with its Xbox, is about to begin, as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One approach their release dates. But has Microsoft already fumbled the first round of this battle? In this video from The Motley Fool's Weekly Tech Review, host Chris Hill and analysts Eric Bleeker and Austin Smith discuss how the PS4's undercutting the new Xbox's price by $100 could already spell trouble for Microsoft.

It's been a frustrating path for Microsoft investors, who've watched the company fail to capitalize on the incredible growth in mobile over the past decade. However, with the release of its own tablet, along with the widely anticipated Windows 8 operating system, the company is looking to make a splash in this booming market. In a new premium report on Microsoft, a Motley Fool analyst explains that while the opportunity is huge, so are the challenges. The report includes regular updates as key events occur, so make sure to claim a copy of this report now by clicking here.


The relevant video segment can be found between 0:00 and 3:00.

The article Can Microsoft Fix Its Xbox One Missteps? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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