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Microsoft claims that more than 10 million people have played games through the Xbox cloud gaming so far

Microsoft on Tuesday announced its revenue report for the FY22 Q3 season and in the revenue call, CEO Satya Nadella revealed that to date 10 million games have been aired using the Xbox cloud gaming service. However, it is not yet clear whether these users will stream the games online via the active Xbox GamePass Ultimate subscription or whether the games will be played during the trial period before the subscription is canceled.

On Earnings CallNadella said, “And with Xbox Cloud Gaming, we are redefining how games are distributed, played, and viewed. To date, more than 10 million people have played the games. Tablets, low-spec PCs. ” “Subscribers have played billions of hours in the last 12 months, up 45 percent.”

These numbers include active subscriptions, as well as those who purchase the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate later. Furthermore, no explanation is given for the minimum playtime required to calculate a stream. However, the statistics shared by Microsoft prove the popularity shared by Xbox Cloud Gaming, with many people checking the service. For those unfamiliar, Xbox Cloud Gaming is currently in beta and is part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate package, which can be subscribed for $ 14.99 per month (Rs 499 per month in India, while Xbox Cloud Gaming). Not available in India)

Back in January 2022, Microsoft Revealed It has more than 25 million members on the Xbox Game Pass, up from 18 million subscriptions last year. In a recent Q3 earnings call, Microsoft did not look into the details of the number of subscriptions updated on the Xbox or PC Game Pass.

Xbox Gaming reported 4 percent growth in content and services, while Xbox hardware revenue rose 14 percent to a total boost of 6 percent on gaming revenue. In its forward-looking statements, the company said it would focus on “implementing cloud-based services and demonstrating competitive risk,” along with lower revenues due to intense competition.

In March 2022, Microsoft India reduced subscription tariffs by almost 28% with the reduction of the price of Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscriptions. The new subscription prices, which are active from April 1, are Rs. For the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription 499 per month, the annual membership is now Rs. 5,999.


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