Starfield Has Already Lost Millions in Sales Says Microsoft & Xbox

18 July 2023 at 09:56 in Gaming News with no comments

Microsoft and Xbox have claimed that the upcoming sci-fi RPG Starfield has already lost up to 10 million sales by not being on PlayStation.

 Starfield: Microsoft Reveals It Has Already Lost Millions in Sales  

Key Facts

  • Microsoft says Starfield has lost up to 10 million sales due to it being an Xbox exclusive.
  • They expect to make up the loss in potential sales with console sales and Xbox Game Pass subscriptions.
  • Find out which edition of Starfield to pre-order on Allkeyshop and get ready to play on launch day.



Since Microsoft bought ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, they have made it clear that they plan to make upcoming games, such as Fallout 5 and Starfield Xbox exclusives.

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When it comes to making a game a console exclusive, such as Starfield, it’s fair to say that a company has to weigh its options and decide if it makes sense financially.

Now, in the most recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filings, where Microsoft is arguing their defense of their purchase of Activision Blizzard, where they plan to make Call of Duty an Xbox exclusive, they have revealed they expected to sell up to 10 million copies of Starfield on PlayStation.


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Despite that expectation, it’s revealed that Microsoft ultimately decided to make Starfield an Xbox exclusive as they believe they will make up those losses in potential Xbox Series X|S sales and Xbox Game Pass subscriptions.

Microsoft’s plan is not without merit, as the value of more users on its console and more subscribers to its Xbox Game Pass means an increased potential for future and persistent revenue.

So, it’s bad news for Sony and PlayStation fans but great news for Xbox users, as you can pre-order Starfield on Xbox and PC right now on Allkeyshop.




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