Microsoft Posts 1st Quarter Fiscal Results : Xbox’s Revenue Growth Substantial


Microsoft has published it’s fiscal year results for the first quarter of 2019 and with that, we gain some insight into the strength and growth of Xbox as a brand. The results are certainly impressive.

You can find the full financial report here, with the Xbox highlights below:

  • Gaming revenue is up 44% year over year to 2.74 billion.
  • Xbox Live monthly users are up 7.5% YOY to 57 million (though flat since last quarter).
  • Xbox hardware revenue increased by 94% due to the launch of the Xbox One X.

Our Take

As we’ve repeatedly said, there’s a lot of misinformation on sites and social media surrounding Microsoft and Xbox as a brand. The fact is that Xbox is healthy and growing which is good for all of us. Hopefully it will be a record holiday for all three major console players!


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