• Launching Day 1 on Xbox Game Pass is a 'Risk-Averse Strategy,' Says Analyst

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    Microsoft has been pushing Xbox Game Pass with all first-party games coming to the service on day one. This month alone there has been two bigger third-party games coming to Game Pass on launch day with Outriders and MLB The Show 21 .
    Ampere Analysis Research Director Piers Harding-Rolls in an interview with Inverse that launching a game day one on Xbox Game Pass is being a "risk-averse strategy" as it secures money upfront and opens up a game to an audience of over 18 million subscribers that can still be monetized via in-game purchases.
    "For some titles, launching day one into Game Pass...
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