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Microsoft Store can't beat Steam even if it gives 88% of revenue to devs


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013
The Microsoft Store is going to need more than developer favor to be popular with consumers.

Microsoft has announced that the Microsoft Store will now only take 12% of net revenue from PC game sales, leaving developers with a hefty 88% cut. This is fantastic news for developers who prefer — or are about to prefer — the Microsoft Store, but I get the impression that it's not going to matter too much to anyone besides them.

Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...