Microsoft has actually exposed that it will no longer include Gaming Revenue or Xbox Live Monthly active users in its earnings reports.
The reason that this modification is being made may relate to the business’s Xbox Game Pass service. This enables gamers to play brand-new releases with their $10-a-month membership, which suggests that software sales could take a hit. However, these could be offset by the revenue made from the subscription service, Windowscentral reported on Thursday.
Gaming revenue, however, will continue to be divulged in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
The business has, apparently, been moving focus far from hardware to software application and digital services.
Just recently, Microsofts head of Xbox and gaming, Phil Spencer, confirmed the company is not dealing with a streaming-only console.
Formerly, some reports had actually suggested that Microsoft’s next-generation Project Scarlett console would deliver with both a high-end version and a ‘cloud console’ with restricted amounts of local compute for things like controller input, image processing and crash detection.