News business Xbox: is there an upcoming change in the number of commissions?
On Friday, Microsoft announced that when Halo Infinite was released it will be playable in crossplay and cross-progression modes, so PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series players can play and switch media together without restrictions. The manufacturer has announced something else.
In the same blog entryMicrosoft announced that The commission for games sold in the store should be changed. Currently and like Sony or Nintendo, Microsoft takes 30%
To support our commitment to empower all developers to go further, starting August 1st, they will receive 88% of the net income from their creations offered in the Microsoft Store, up from 70% today. In this way, more developers can offer more games to a larger number of players, and their commercial success can only be increased.
A choice supported by the importance of the pc within the Xbox ecosystem itself, which in itself is hardly surprising to a Microsoft company. In addition to Microsoft Flight Simulator, which will also be available on Xbox Series X this summer, the brand can count on historic support players to: InXile Entertainment, Obsidian et Bethesda. However, this announced change contains some little subtletiesthat must be on the page of another document is part of the file for the lawsuit between Apple and Epic Games
Inside, you first learn as reported The edgethat Microsoft is exploring the possibility of adding a certain clause on the PC: To take advantage of the reduction, developers would have to allow their titles Participate in the xCloud cloud gaming program. At first, the company did not want to speak to a survey. Something else : The same reduction would have been considered for Xbox console memory. Microsoft is not announcing this change on its blog and is a spokesman for the company made things clear this weekend : “We’re not going to update the revenue breakdown for console publishers.” The plans therefore appear to have changed, although there is still a possibility that there is an error in the document. Unfortunately, Microsoft did not want to say more to our colleagues on this point.
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By MalloDelic, Journalist igamesnews.com