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Microsoft and Sony announce cloud and AI partnership

Microsoft and Sony announce cloud and AI partnership

Gaming giants Microsoft and Sony have announced a partnership agreement that will see the companies collaborate on both AI and cloud streaming services.


Xbox to focus on streaming at E3 2019

Xbox to focus on streaming at E3 2019

According to an internal email from Executive Vice President Gaming at Microsoft, Phil Spencer, Xbox is planning to go big on streaming at E3 in 2019.


Microsoft report largest ever gaming revenue for a quarter

Microsoft report largest ever gaming revenue for a quarter

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, today announced that Microsoft’s games revenue for the second fiscal quarter increased by 8 percent. This is said to be the company’s largest gaming revenue quarter in history. Microsoft have reported that they earned $4.23 billion in revenue from their gaming business in the three month period ending on the 31st […]


Microsoft wants to build Netflix for games

Microsoft wants to build Netflix for games

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a bold statement of intent today as he revealed the company’s intention to create a “Netflix for games.” Nadella was clarifying the purpose of Project xCloud, announced by Microsoft in October last year. Back then the company promised “state-of-the-art global game-streaming technology” which would allow players to stream games onto […]


Microsoft gaming revenue up in spite of quiet Q1 2019

Microsoft gaming revenue up in spite of quiet Q1 2019

Microsoft has reported a 44 percent increase in revenue year-on-year for their gaming division. This is great news for the company, particularly because Q1 2019 has been quieter than usual for them. The main driver for this increase in revenue was the sales of third-party titles for the Xbox One. This isn’t unexpected because no […]


Microsoft gaming revenue bolstered in Q3 by third-party sales

Microsoft gaming revenue bolstered in Q3 by third-party sales

Microsoft gaming revenue saw an increase of 18 percent in Q3 thanks to the sales of third-party games. Gaming generated $2.25 billion in revenue for Microsoft in the quarter ending March 31, 2018. This is up 18 percent from the same time last year.


Minecraft boss promoted to oversee Xbox games

Minecraft boss promoted to oversee Xbox games

A replacement has now been found for Phil Spencer’s previous role of Boss of Game Development and Publishing. Last year Spencer was promoted by Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, leaving the position open and in need of a replacement. The man responsible for bringing Minecraft to Microsoft will be filling this role, Matt Booty. Booty is […]