Xbox's Latest Report Reveals How Much Revenue Is From Game Pass
The success of Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service has been one of the hottest topics in recent years. And thanks to a report that was made public by the Brazilian regulatory authorities (CADE), the curtain of secrecy has been lifted. According to this report, Xbox revenue for 2021 was $2.9 billion. From the same document, it was revealed that in the same period, the total profit was $16.28 billion, which includes money earned from Game Pass subscriptions, software, and hardware.
Given the fact that Microsoft did not provide any information from its side, it is difficult to estimate revenue separately from Game Pass, but if you take into account the fact that it is about 18%, this data seems impressive. It's also worth considering the fact that these numbers only refer to Xbox Game Pass revenue from the console, and do not include revenue from PC sales.
The information received indisputably testifies to the exceptional success of Game Pass, so many years of intrigue has finally been revealed. Meanwhile, many gamers are concerned about the fact that such popularity can have a bad effect on game sales, which will ultimately lead to the ruin of a number of companies and the weakening of the market as a whole.
And although different studios have different experience with platforms, independent experts and developers consider Game Pass to be a successful project. And in general, statistics show that with the help of Game Pass, sales of various games are significantly increased, which has a positive effect on the well-being of development companies.
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