“We continue to lead in the cloud gaming market,” says Satya Nadella confidently.
Microsoft has presented this morning your financial results last fiscal quarter, from April to June 2021. And as usual, the Redmond did not release the console figures Xbox sold to date, nor did they comment on the number of subscribers currently handled by Xbox Game Pass. Of course, the video game division (Xbox) presented very positive growth figures, driven by Xbox Series X and S that remain the fastest-selling Xbox consoles in their history. And also for their services, which always bring good news to the company.
Subscribers play 40% more and spend 50% moreSatya nadellaIn the call with investors after the results (via Twinfinite), the CEO of Microsoft, Satya nadella, has been full of praise for Xbox Game Pass and the xCloud cloud game, highlighting the great growth of these two proposals in a very competitive market. In fact, Nadella claims they are the current leaders in the sector of streaming game, an emerging market where they compete against giants like Google (Stadia), Amazon (Luna) and PlayStation Now, among others.
“Video games are the largest category of entertainment and let’s expand our opportunity to reach the 3,000 million players in the world wherever and however they play “, says the CEO of Microsoft, before adding:” We go with everything in video games […] Game Pass is growing fast and transforming the way people discover, connect and play games. Subscribers play about 40% more games and spend 50% more than non-subscribers. “
We continue to lead in the cloud gaming marketSatya nadellaAnd this is when Nadella proclaims his dominance in the world of streaming gaming: “We continue to lead in the rapidly growing market of the cloud game. Just last month we launched Xbox Cloud Gaming on PC, as well as Apple devices via browser, in 22 countries, with more on the way. There are already millions that broadcast their games to their desktops, tablets and phones. “In addition, the head of the company points out, Xbox’s commitment to creators of content has paid off in proposals such as Minecraft and Flight Simulator.
“The creators now they earn more than double of what they made a year ago in our games, “referring to the authors of paid content for these titles. Nadella is usually shown very optimistic about growth of the Xbox ecosystem, thanks in large part to this Xbox Game Pass to which you can subscribe for just 1 euro your first month, if you are new users. A service that has added 12 new games to close July, and that promises a roster of great releases for this 2021.
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