Microsoft achieved $ 2.25 million cross-platform Xbox

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Microsoft announced today announced positive financial results to a large extent in the second quarter of its fiscal year, which shows strong growth in most sectors, including the business sector, the cloud, and in general the company achieved revenues of $ 26.8 million for the first three months of 2018, an increase of 16 percent compared with revenues of the same period of 2017, which amounted to $ 23.2 million, while the net profit of $ 7.4 million, which represented a rise compared with a net profit of $ 5.5 million during the quarter that preceded it.

And the Microsoft earnings related to Video Games in the balance as they shift their focus towards services such as Game Pass, which achieved platform games Xbox the Xbox up to 2.251 billion in the quarter which ended on March 31, which constitutes a rise by 18 percent compared with the number $ 1.9 million that the Organization had achieved in the second quarter of 2017.

Focus giant software on the number of users of the Xbox Live active instead of talking about the number of Xbox that was sold, where police indicate they care about this measure much more because it’s a service people can access them even from outside of the Xbox platform, the Xbox Live service contains 59 million active players per month in the second quarter of 2018, which is a 13 percent increase compared with the number of 52 million active players per month during the same period last year.

According to a press statement issued by the company, the services Xbox LIVE Xbox Live continues to grow its ongoing cross-platform Xbox one and Windows 10 devices and are portable, so increased the profits of the games by 18 percent thanks to revenue growth software and services platform Xbox Xbox by 24 percent, partly because of the game Fortnite , which resulted in increased spending by the players who are trying to get to improve their characters in a shooting game, as people renew their membership in Xbox Live Gold to remain active in Fortnite, as to game Game Pass to help increase spending.

On a related note, revenues from the Cloud Platform Azure grew by 93 percent year on year, while sales of sector productivity, which includes Office and Dynamics, by 17 percent to nearly $ 9 million, while revenue fell OEM Windows to consumers increased by 8 percent year on year, due to the increase in licenses and low cost and the continuing pressure on the market computers low specs.

While the train Windows OEM Pro by 11 percent on an annual basis, the sector Surface has rebounded with growth of 32 percent to 831 of approximately $ 1.1 million during the first three months of 2018, compared with $ 831 million during the same period last year, and one company, LinkedIn, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2016, its growth under its new owner, as it brought the professional social network’s revenue by more than $ 1.3 million during the last quarter, compared with USD 976 million over the same period of 2017.

Microsoft achieved $ 2.25 million cross-platform Xbox

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