Xbox One X Launch Grows Microsoft's Gaming Revenue

by Matthew Kato on Jan 31, 2018 at 04:19 PM

Microsoft revealed its earnings for the second quarter of its fiscal year 18 (which ended on December 31, 2017), with the company's gaming division in particular doing well.

Gaming revenue increased eight percent from the previous year, which was "driven" by the launch of the Xbox One X console in November according to Microsoft. Hardware revenue itself increased by 14 percent.

Xbox software and services went up four percent, with Live revenue growth and a decrease from software launches as compared to last year. 

[Source: Microsoft (1), (2)]