if Microsoft don't care about games, why invest millions into the servers?

#1soysaucemanPosted 10/21/2013 8:03:37 AM
to regulate our snack buying habits (?)
#2DjnarduPosted 10/21/2013 8:04:37 AM
You do know these servers are also being used for Windows and other MS services right?
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#3MilesTeg420Posted 10/21/2013 8:04:48 AM
Maybe because MS offers much more online products than just videogames? Just a thought.
#4Combo626Posted 10/21/2013 8:05:24 AM
Djnardu posted...
You do know these servers are also being used for Windows and other MS services right?


You do know they said 300,000 were bought for XBOX, right?
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#5soysauceman(Topic Creator)Posted 10/21/2013 8:05:50 AM
Djnardu posted...
You do know these servers are also being used for Windows and other MS services right?


no I didn't know that. I like the look of the X1 controler, though.
#6MrImpatient35Posted 10/21/2013 8:08:58 AM
In case you didn't know, XBL compute (cloud) will provide dedicated servers for free, so expect most games to use them.
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#7Dev0311Posted 10/21/2013 8:29:32 AM
Doritos
#8TheRealPhattyJPosted 10/21/2013 8:38:40 AM
Combo626 posted...
Djnardu posted...
You do know these servers are also being used for Windows and other MS services right?


You do know they said 300,000 were bought for XBOX, right?


No, it's the whole Azure cloud service, which handles everything cloud based that MS does. And it's 300,000 virtual servers. No where has stated how many physical servers there are, but it's probably much, much less.
#9labountiPosted 10/21/2013 9:04:12 AM
The serves won't make games or make games better.
#10Laylow12Posted 10/21/2013 9:05:46 AM
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