Microsoft CEO: Xbox Game Pass Is Seeing Record Subscriber Growth

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has heaped praise on Microsoft's gaming division during a fourth quarter earnings call, and revealed that Xbox Game Pass is seeing "record subscriber growth." (via VGC).

Nadella didn't give any specific figures away, but noted that the growth was happening across Xbox One and PC, and added that there are now “nearly 100 million Xbox Live players around the world”.

Microsoft also highlighted yesterday that Xbox content and services revenue increased by 65% ($1.2 billion) year-on-year for the three month period ending June 30, 2020, and that Xbox hardware revenue also increased by 49%.

In Microsoft's earnings call, Satya Nadella called it "simply a breakthrough quarter for gaming":

“It was simply a breakthrough quarter for gaming. We saw record engagement and monetisation led by strength on and off console as people everywhere turned to gaming to connect, socialise and play with others.”

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