5 Key Microsoft Video Game Franchises for the Next Decade

The Xbox platform has strategic value beyond video game hardware, software, and subscription sales, and these five entertainment franchises are likely to play a key role in the company's content ambitions.

Keith Noonan
Keith Noonan
Jun 7, 2017 at 7:55AM
Technology and Telecom

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) gaming and entertainment ventures make up a relatively small component of its overall business. However, strength in content is increasingly an asset for some of tech's most influential players, and it presents a way to bolster the company's Windows platform and other key initiatives.    

Read on below to learn about five franchises that Microsoft will rely on as it aims to build its position in gaming.

The character Master Chief from Microsoft's Halo series.

Image source: Microsoft.