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Microsoft Q3 FY13: Xbox division revenue up 56% yoy

Microsoft has announced quarterly revenue of $20.49 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. The Entertainment and Devices Division, which encompass Xbox 360 figures, posted revenue of $2.53 billion, an increase of 56% from the prior year period. Xbox LIVE now has over 46 million members worldwide, an 18% increase from the prior year […]

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Entertainment And Devices Division headlines

  • WSJ: MS planning major "shake up" of gaming division

    The Wall Street Journal’s reporting that Microsoft may be preparing a major exec shift at the Entertainment & Devices Division, which may be announced “as early as this week”.

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  • Microsoft confirms ACES closure

    Microsoft’s confirmed ACES has been shuttered as part of 1,400 immediate job cuts. The internal studio was responsible for the Flight Simulator series. In a statement, Kelda Rericha of Edelman, Microsoft’s public relations firm, said that the decision was made within Microsoft’s Internal Entertainment Business “to align our people against our highest priorities.” It’s not […]

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  • Microsoft's Entertainment Division hit by lay-offs, Flight Sim and GS Blog staff given papers

    Having announced 5,000 job cuts on the back of weak figures yesterday, Microsoft’s moved quickly to make redundancies, and is apparently targeting its Entertainment Division. The company is laying off 1,400 staff immediately, says this ZDNet story (thanks, Kotaku), the “bulk” of which are to come from the Entertainment and Devices Division, the Microsoft unit […]

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