This year the Microsoft videogame division has entered 10,350 million dollars, 14% more than the previous year. In comparison, Nintendo entered 9.700 million and the division of Sonygames 17.290 million . Microsoft together achieved an income of 110.360 million dollars, with an increase of 14%, although profits have dropped by 35% to 16.57 billion.
This year closes with 57 million active users on Xbox Live, an increase of 4 million from the figure of a year ago, although it is lower than the result of the previous two quarters (59 million).
The quarter that goes from April to June closed with 2,290 million dollars in revenues, 39% more than the previous year. The Xbox division increased by 36%, although the company believes that the main factor in this increase was third party sales. Microsoft as a whole reported revenues of 30,100 million dollars, 17% more than the previous year, and has also improved revenues by 10% to 8,900 million.