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Great post, as usual!

A suggestion for a future topic: there is a lot of speculation that the below-average performers of the current summer movie season relate to streaming. People got used to seeing blockbuster movies soon appear on streaming, so anything that doesn't get audiences very excited basically gets far less traction. It's a theory, but an interesting one.

My question is: if Microsoft prioritises streaming-style models (Gamepass) over a potential blockbuster release such as Starfield, will it have the same effect on triple-A games? I personally think using Starfield to promote Gamepass is a terrible waste of such a property and could lead triple-A publishers down the same 'low profit' route that movie studios are now experiencing.

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