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The "Quantum Break" news caused a stir in the gaming world when Phil Spencer responded to an unhappy fan who said that they canceled their preorder of the game in protest of the decision to bring it to Windows 10.Spencer stood by Microsoft, saying that it's good for everybody if more people get to play more high-profile games.Xbox Live got its start in 2002, with the original Xbox console, that subscription model fits right into Nadella's very modern Microsoft strategy.In fact, the new Windows 10 operating system almost entirely exists to be a funnel towards Microsoft's subscription services.Since then, Sony has sold almost 36 million Play Station 4s — while a lagging Microsoft has stopped reporting sales of the Xbox One entirely (analysts peg sales at around 18 million units).But Microsoft has a plan to turn things around for the Xbox One by bringing it closer in to the rest of the Microsoft business.
And with products like Microsoft One Drive cloud storage, your work and documents can follow you between devices.
Meanwhile, Windows 10 is on 200 million PCs and tablets and counting since it launched in July 2015.
Not all of those Windows 10 users are interested in gaming.
Even though Microsoft is no longer announcing Xbox console sales, the company recently announced another interesting statistic in its quarterly earnings: There are 48 million monthly active users of its Xbox Live gaming service, across both the last-generation (but still popular) Xbox 360 console and the newer Xbox One.
The Xbox Live service comes in two subscription tiers: Silver, which is free, and Gold, which is per year.Silver subscribers can buy games, movies, and TV shows from the Xbox's digital store.