the cycle in which microsoft coat Xbox One, it was somewhat difficult for the company, so much so that it could be said that it was the moment in which the company hit bottom, but as they say, after hitting bottom, the only thing left is to go up.
Now that the games division of microsoft, has started a new path towards redemption, little by little it is giving positive results.
Under the mantle of their leaderrPhil Spenceras well as with the support of microsoft, has been a completely different story to that of a few years ago and everything indicates that the decisions have been appropriate, proof of this is the company’s recent financial report.
We commented on this, since during the presentation of its financial report corresponding to the second quarter of the fiscal year that ended in December 2021, microsoft dedicated a space to reveal important data from its video game division.
The accounts showed good results, since at the beginning, the company reported that the total income generated by the gaming division increased 8% Compared to the same period of the previous year.
So that microsoft, revealed that hardware sales, where it is accounted for Xbox Series X|S, registered an increase of 4% compared to the same period in 2020.
When comparing the launch of both new generation consoles, that is, that in that sense, revenue generation was $5,400 million, a figure that speaks for itself and gives as a result, the biggest hit Xbox has had during a holiday season in 20 years.
In addition, the company reported that revenues from content and services increased 10% compared to the same period of the previous year.
All this is due to the boost the company has received, which was attributed to the success of Xbox GamePass and at the launch of halo-infinite last December, a title whose campaign and multiplayer were very well received by players.
microsoft, closed with good financial results an intense period highlighted in its video game division due to the purchase of Activision-Blizzard.