"EDD revenue increased primarily reflecting higher Xbox 360 platform revenue. Xbox 360 platform revenue grew $2.7 billion or 48 per cent, led by increased volumes of Xbox 360 consoles, sales of Kinect sensors, and higher Xbox Live revenue," said the firm.
The profit was not marred by the increased costs in research in development (a 12% rise in costs to $199m) and marketing (12% increase as well.)
Overall, Microsoft sales for the entire fiscal year was $69.94 billion, which represented a $23.15 billion profit.
Xbox 360 revenue up 45% year-to-date
22 July 2011 | By JonahFalcon
- Games Industry BIZ