Microsoft is taking its best-selling franchise to augmented reality on iOS and Android starting 'late summer,' potentially expanding an already enormous Minecraft player-base across all platforms.
NetEase has tripled its net income year-over-year and has sights on international expansion. Niko Partners' Daniel Ahmad says Minecraft's achievement in China is 'extremely impressive.'
As Xbox hardware sales continue to dwindle, Microsoft is strategically shoring up its Xbox Game Pass market saturation for when Xbox Live (and Game Pass) makes its way to additional platforms.
This week's 'The Buzz' is all about folks weighing in on Xbox and Nintendo opting out of the console wars and Sony deciding to go it alone.