Few have predicted that Microsoft will hit it this generation. Today must be one of those sad days when all that’s left is the consolation of social media trolling. And it is that the entertainment division of Microsoft is booming, and that it s hows in the investments they have made
Microsoft’s financial data is back be public, and we already have details that help us understand how important the Xbox division is starting to be. The presentation made by those at Redmond covers July 1, 2021 through September 30, which was the first fiscal quarter for 2022.
Xbox remains unstoppable and games are a fundamental pillar at Microsoft
As data to highlight, we have a 166% growth over one year of the division, the games activity grew by 16%, which means approximately 501 million dollars to be added to the coffers of Americans. It is the material that has received the greatest exploitation of growth. Games and content increased moderately, especially 2%.
If we go to Xbox Game Pass, at the moment there is no subscriber data. And if they were commenting on Redmond to their investors, it was because year after year the revenues from these subscriptions and from the first board games increased. However, third-party content revenue has declined.
The following affects Microsoft more as a business, we preferred to focus on the data that most affects the games division.