Microsoft offers a new bundle service for its customers and the bundle contains a one year subscription to Office 365 Home, Xbox Live, Xbox Music Pass and Skype for just $199, “bundling” is really not a good word. However, in order to attract users, increase subscription revenue, Microsoft has once again launched a “bundled package sales service”
Microsoft said the company offers this bundle service to the customers from 10, November 2014 to January 4, 2015, including the introduction of Office, Skype, Xbox and other services, “Work & Play Bundle” service packages available in the US market only, the service pack for a $ 199 annual charge. Microsoft stock is clearly limited, it is also suggested that might not be available for the long term, and you can purchase only at Microsoft retail store.
It is reported that the future of the new service pack “Work & Play Bundle” includes Office 365 Home, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Music Pass, Skype Unlimited World and Wi-Fi services, even though these services can be accessed via an activation code, but the service pack sales will be limited to part of the selection of Microsoft retail stores in the US market.
Office 365 Home subscription, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and storage capacity of 1TB of cloud storage One Drive. Xbox subscription provides access to games and music services, Skype subscription provides unlimited global calling services, including as many as two million global Wi-Fi hotspot access service.
For already a list of subscribers to any one of the services included in the bundle, Xbox Live, Xbox Music or Skype Unlimited World of users, as long as the activation code bundle services, its various subscription service will automatically be extended to one year at no extra charge.Thus, this amazing bundle is not only feasible, but also economical.
Microsoft launched the bundling services may include the following interesting reasons. First, it epitomizes Microsoft’s “dual-use” position, based on the idea that users can often run to work and “play” applications and services on the same device. Meanwhile, the new bundle allows productivity applications and services become an integral part of it.
Earlier this year, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that company is now focusing on productivity and Microsoft has put the effort in the near future, users will be able to see the company efforts.
Finally, Microsoft works better and entertain the customers with service bundling, will help to promote the subscription service, increase revenues.