Microsoft ends 2018 and begins 2019 with their sales increasing overall. Compared to this same period of time last year, the company is up 8%.
A strong hand that Microsoft has been playing includes the Xbox Game pass alongside Xbox live. These offerings has brought them a 31% increase in software sales revenues and services. To date there are 64 million users, and counting.
With the backwards compatible library combined with the new Xbox One games games that will be available immediately for download. While console sales may be slowing down, Microsoft truly has the upperhand with the subscription service and quality of their game library. In addition, these same games can now be transferred from consoles to PC, opening up possibilities for users.