The rise of subscription services and pent-up demand for next-gen consoles negatively impacted digital sales over the holiday weekend.
The subscription service and cloud gaming figures heavily into Microsoft's next-gen roadmap, according to analyst Piers Harding-Rolls.
Apple's subscription gaming service frees devs to focus on fun while ignoring in-app purchase schemes. GameDaily speaks with three devs on the platform. (Pictured: Crossy Road Castle)
The 'bring-your-own-games' subscription service is a novel approach to cloud-based gaming, according to analyst Piers Harding-Rolls.
Nintendo continues to experiment with subscriptions, adding a $10/month option to Fire Emblem Heroes
Fire Emblem Heroes is already its most lucrative mobile title, so Nintendo is aiming to further extend its lifespan.
Xbox Game Studios boss Matt Booty notes that Xbox Game Pass is freeing up developers to focus on their own creativity. [Updated]
This year's big Xbox celebration, held in London, isn't as bold as last year's plethora of studio acquisitions, but we're finally seeing some fruit on the vine for incoming Xbox first-party games from Obsidian and Rare.
In his talk, Tyrone McAuley from mobile games studio PikPok explained why developers need to make sure that players continue to see value in their subscription, and what the studio did to keep their players engaged and happy.