During Microsoft’s financial conference call for investors and analysts, CEO Satya Nadella mentioned that in the hardware segment both Surface and Xbox had an “incredible Q4,” and gave an overview of the situation of the company’s gaming segment.
“Gaming is an important scenario for Windows 10, and our success with Xbox this quarter gives us a strong starting position heading into launch. Xbox Live users grew 22% this quarter, and logged nearly 3.5 billion hours of gameplay.
Our growing fanbase is excited for the best games line-up in our history. All of this comes together with Windows 10 where fans can connect with each other, stream all of their Xbox One games to Windows 10 and experience the best virtual reality platform thanks to our partnership with Oculus and Valve.”
Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood also mentioned that the Xbox ecosystem is showing momentum, also thanks to line-up showcased at E3.