Xbox reportedly attracted a record 120 million monthly active users during the quarter ended in December 2022.
During Microsoft’s second quarter earnings call on Tuesday, CEO Satya Nadella also claimed Xbox saw “new highs for Game Pass” during the quarter.
In gaming, we continued to pursue our ambition to give players more choice, to play great games wherever, whenever and however they want,” he said.
We saw new highs for Game Pass subscriptions, game streaming hours and monthly active devices. And monthly active users surpassed a record 120 million during the quarter.
We continue to invest to add value to Game Pass,” Nadella continued. “This quarter we partnered with Riot Games to make the company’s PC and mobile games, along with premium content, available to subscribers.
- Gaming revenue declined 13% in the 3 months ending Dec. In-line with guidance.
- Implies ~ $4.74B in quarterly Xbox sales. The lowest since FY 2020 Q2.
- Xbox Content & Services down 12%, again in-line with estimate.
- Xbox Hardware sales were also down 13%.