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Xbox is Building the Gaming Platform for the Next 20 Years

Mattyp

Gold Member
Revenue means nothing if your literally spend 3-4 years worth of fiscal revenue in the span of a year.

Your logic is fucking retarded stop posting.

The entire point of revenue is the create or obtain more assets, which in turn create more revenue while still retaining those (monetary value) assets. Nothing is lost, while everything is gained (growth).

Half the people here seem to not have a grasp on basic financial knowledge, it’s actually worrying and I pray those posting are still living at home.
 

ManaByte

Member
Your logic is fucking retarded stop posting.

The entire point of revenue is the create or obtain more assets, which in turn create more revenue while still retaining those (monetary value) assets. Nothing is lost, while everything is gained (growth).

Half the people here seem to not have a grasp on basic financial knowledge, it’s actually worrying and I pray those posting are still living at home.
 

kyussman

Member
Yea,I think the younger generation are going to have no issues streaming their games from an app on their smart TV......if their internet is good enough.For old farts like me it seems nuts but it's just the advanve of technology......I think Sony need a PlayStation app right next to that GamePass one.
 
The future is here! Oh wait! I'm having déjà vu

Samsung TVs 2015
The big difference... Playstation is terrible at marketing their features. I always thought they needed a new/better marketing team, whoever comes up with their strategies 🤦‍♂️. Xbox does a pretty good job of getting the messaging out there, especially in the US.I can guarantee you not many ppl know about that PS app on TV's... I sure as hell didn't know about it.
 

Filben

Member
I want a better Game Pass app on PC.

How about letting the guys handle that who know their shit? Like include a Game Pass option to Steam.
 
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Papacheeks

Banned
Your logic is fucking retarded stop posting.

The entire point of revenue is the create or obtain more assets, which in turn create more revenue while still retaining those (monetary value) assets. Nothing is lost, while everything is gained (growth).

Half the people here seem to not have a grasp on basic financial knowledge, it’s actually worrying and I pray those posting are still living at home.

It's like you think Gamepass is still in it's early phases? It's been out since 2017-2018. Microsoft among other companies invest in growth sectors. You are correct in obtaining more assets gets them to that goal.
But like many others have been saying it has not paid off yet. I can make that assumption based on Fiscal 2021 evidence. They have a much higher increase in revenue but even compared to Sony who only made 2.7 Billion (est) in operating Income, they do not show those numbers.


If you have a service thats been out for 5 years and your growth is not showing the numbers that you really want for growth sector, and your spending more to try and get to that pie in the sky streaming number, something is wrong with your direction or equation.
And that has always been content. Microsoft is trying to buy their way like Netflix to be king of game service/streaming to all devices. But if your content isn't keeping people engaged to use said devices to stream your said content either it be a phone, laptop, smart tv/device then you are spending money with huge losses once you get to a certain threshhold. And if they cant get their studios in line then its going to be similar to Netflix/Streaming service dilemma's where people sub and unsub for specific time frames when there's exciting content to consume.

Microsoft has the money to write this venture off if they want, but the growth they have seen already so far is enough to keep people/investors happy because it helps grow other sectors of the company like Azure/Blade servers. Service sectors ect.
Microsoft is saying they are going after Apple/Amazon/Google and foreign entities like Tencent. But reality is it's just their goal, there's no evidence thus far that they are on track to reaching it.

And that would be because of main issue with Quality Content that is associated with the brand.

If the next couple years Microsoft literally has giant growth and most importantly retention of said growth in streaming/Gamepass subs, I would say their venture has in terms of growth shown fruit. But if retention similar to Netflix's issue becomes a obstacle, it's going to be hard to not see how much they are spending.
What I am saying is if they have to continue to buy at the rate they are, and their growth doesn't equate to their investment over the course of the next couple years. Then My equation will be correct in them spending more than what they are gaining in marketshare/users/subscribers/streamers.

Right now there are not 10's of millions of people playing xbox games on their phones. If it changes and starfield is a highly streamed game then I guess I'll eat crow. But the jest of it is Internet around the world is still a huge issue specifically in the US where it's the largest consuming country.
Like at this stage Microsoft needs Activisino/Blizzard more than anything they are producing internally. Next year or year after will really be a better gauge of data to see if habits change for titles like COD/Starfield being streamed or influencing high numbers of new sign up subs.
 

NickFire

Member
Your logic is fucking retarded stop posting.

The entire point of revenue is the create or obtain more assets, which in turn create more revenue while still retaining those (monetary value) assets. Nothing is lost, while everything is gained (growth).

Half the people here seem to not have a grasp on basic financial knowledge, it’s actually worrying and I pray those posting are still living at home.
I agree with you that some people downplay the asset acquisition piece. But it goes both ways. Plenty of other people think the values of the assets are static or only going to increase, while also downplaying the cost to maintain the values of those assets. These assets are primarily IP and office equipment or stock depending on how the purchase is set up. There are huge costs to maintain the values of them. I'm not saying those costs are something MS cannot absorb. Just saying there is a lot more nuance than simplicity in these situations.
 
I want a better Game Pass app on PC.

How about letting the guys handle that who know their shit? Like include a Game Pass option to Steam.
They should have done a deal with steam before launching that gamepass app...how could they launch another gamepass app/page on steam, itd be pretty stupid having 2 different gamepass's on pc ( im not attacking you btw if it sounded a bit like that )
 
I've been playing Flight Simulator using xCloud and the compression is what really kills it. The game looks nothing like the pictures I see posted here and I think it's running from a Series X correct? I don't mind 1080p but they really should fix the image quality.

Too bad it's running on PlayStation 4 hardware. Xcloud is running on Xbox Series X hardware.

Next Gen starts with Xbox
It would've been really impressive to be running on PS5 hardware in 2015.
 
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