Microsoft and Xbox are no strangers to the gaming industry. Xbox is often predicted to be a tough competitor for Sony and its Playstation.
Unfortunately for the Playstation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One (XB1) generations, Microsoft seems overwhelmed. Microsoft and Xbox have not been able to keep up with the onslaught of PS4 sales, which have reached more than 2x the sales of the XB1.
Reporting from vgchartz, PS4 from sales data until October 2023 achieved sales of 84 million units and the XB1 itself only achieved sales of 39 million units.
Even so, it looks like Microsoft and Xbox have their own strategy in the competition, especially in the future game industry. This can be seen from various facts that have been done by Microsoft. What are they? Let’s see bosquee!
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1. Don’t Get Stuck on One Console
Microsoft and Xbox are preparing a game service that is actually not uncommon, namely a streaming games. The project is named xCloud.
One thing that is the main advantage of xCloud is that you can play games online stream wherever and whenever. The meaning of everywhere is not just that you move places, but also move platforms.
Yepyou can play games on xCloud via platforms anywhere. PCs even mobile can play various games as long as there is an internet connection.
3. Xbox Live Services will be Cross Platform
The Xbox Live service is rumored to be expanding by making it cross platform. This news is based on a tweet Avers which comes from leaked Game Developers Conference 2023 schedule, which will be held in March 2023.
The tweet from Avers, shows Microsoft will be releasing an SDK (Software Development Kit) where game developers can do cross-platform their games from Android, iOS, even Switch to Xbox Live and also PC through the Microsoft Store.
If this isn’t some form of typo this is HUGE NEWS and will change the industry going forward. Xbox Live coming to 2 billion (BILLION) devices with new cross-platform XDK/SDK. #XboxLive #GamePass #Xcloud pic.twitter.com/mjza0JKZRc
— Avers (@Avers_G4GMedia) February 2, 2023
Microsoft and Xbox seem to have developed a business strategy in the long term. They want to create a new based service cloud.
Excess platforms based cloud this is to make us able to play games anywhere, anytime and use platforms anything. In this way, Microsoft is wider in working on the gaming industry.
It’s just that what becomes ambiguous is where is the Xbox directed? Even though Xbox already has the impression that he is console. Moreover, there is the issue of Xbox Scarlett being developed.
If only Xbox Scarlett-based edges cloudwhat is the purpose of people buying Xbox Scarlett? Anywaythe edges can be played from all over platforms?
We’ll see how it goes in the future!