Microsoft has reported its Q1 2017 fiscal earnings, and there’s nothing too thrilling in there, truthfully, aside from one small head scratch.
Revenue within the More Personal Computing sector, which Xbox is housed, declined 2% to $9.three billion year-over-year.
Gaming income declined 5%, pushed by decrease Xbox console income offset by increased Xbox software program and companies income.
Xbox Live month-to-month energetic customers customers hit 47 million for the quarter, which is up from 39 million year-over-year, however down two million in comparison with Q4 2016 when the company reported 49 million. This is a bit odd contemplating gross sales of the Xbox One have been up, per NPD results, over the past three months.
During the earlier quarter, MAU was up grew 33% year-over-year, and was a three million uptick for the reason that agency introduced its Q3 2016 results noting 46 million Xbox Live customers.
The firm as a complete reported $20.5 billion in income, with $four.7 billion web earnings for the quarter.