For those of you thinking the Xbox is in some sort of financial trouble take a look at these snippets of a few articles from www.gamepro.com - go to the site to read full articles (they are still on the front page): "Xbox Revenues Better than Expected News by: Aki Sugawara 24-OCT-03 Microsoft has announced a 20 percent increase in revenue from the Xbox for its first quarter of its financial year, which is slightly better than what analysts expected. The company announced revenues of $8.22 billion for the September quarter, a six percent increase over the $7.75 billion reported in the previous year, and had net income of $2.61 billion—up from $2.04 billion last year. The Xbox shows no signs of slowing down in the United States, as it has a solid holiday release of games." and..... " News by: Aki Sugawara 24-OCT-03 Sony had a 34 percent drop in second quarter operating profits and a 25 percent drop in net profits to 33 billion yen ($300 million). Operating profits from games dropped 91 percent to 2.2 billion yen ($20 million) while sales dropped 36 percent to 161 billion yen ($1.47 billion), showing signs that interest for the PS2 already peaked and is on the decline. " and..... "We feel the PS2 sales have been lackluster, especially in America, because of the Xbox picking up steam and the gamecube floundering."