Microsoft reportedly considered lowering its revenue share on Xbox game sales

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Documents reveal platform holder explored taking 12% of console game revenues, down from the current 30%

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The Verge yesterday reported that Microsoft allegedly planned to reduce its revenue share of console games sold on the Microsoft Store from 30% to 12%.

This information was attributed to confidential documents filed in the Epic Games vs Apple case, which begins proceedings today.

Last week, Microsoft announced it would be lowering its revenue share for PC games sold through the Microsoft Store to 12%.

While the 30% revenue share often commanded by platform holders has been under attack in mobile and PC

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