Forums - Microsoft Discussion - Microsoft Q2. 360: 5.9m shipped (75.9m total), $6.38bn profit for the quarter.

Quite a big quarter?  Most expect a down YOY as PC/Laptop sales slow.   Perhaps we are in a transitional phase for MS?

Expensive quarter thats for sure.... Launch and marketing of Windows8, same for Windows8 Phone and Surface.  R&D still going on for Nextbox.

Historic net profits for previous Qtr 2 only:

 

Results in.....

2013 FY Quarter 2 results (3 months to Dec 31st 2012):

 

 

 



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System defining games (over 70 on metacritic) not on the other. IMO these are the system sellers that matter. No amount of PS4 selling can take this away.

2013: Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct > Killzone Shadowfall

2014: Titanfall, Sunset Overdrive, Project Spark, Forza Horizon 2, Master Chief Collection > Infamous SF, Drive Club, Little Big Planet 3, Last of Us (IMO lacking in content compared to MCC).

Damn! I wanted to make this thread.

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5.8 million X360 shipped.



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man-bear-pig said:
Damn! I wanted to make this thread.

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You, Kowen, and me are the 360 triforce. As long as one of us made it the thread is in good hands :P

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System defining games (over 70 on metacritic) not on the other. IMO these are the system sellers that matter. No amount of PS4 selling can take this away.

2013: Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct > Killzone Shadowfall

2014: Titanfall, Sunset Overdrive, Project Spark, Forza Horizon 2, Master Chief Collection > Infamous SF, Drive Club, Little Big Planet 3, Last of Us (IMO lacking in content compared to MCC).

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what caused the spike in Q2 only profits in the past 3 years? they just jumped considerably

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ethomaz said:

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5.8 million X360 shipped.


nah.  less. 

5.0m I reckon.

5.8 million would mean a prety hefty undertrack.



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bananaking21 said:
what caused the spike in Q2 only profits in the past 3 years? they just jumped considerably


Holiday quarter.

Which MS product(s) sells especially well in the holidays.....?



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