• Head of Xbox Phil Spencer on Xbox Series X, Bethesda Softworks games on PlayStation, relationship with Nintendo, more

    11 days ago - By Gematsu

    Kotaku recently spoke with Xbox head Phil Spencer to discuss everything from Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S to the Zenimax Media acquisition and more. Here are the most interesting snippets from Kotaku's interview: Phil Spencer Expects Xbox Series S to Be the Bigger Long-Term Hit While Spencer expects Xbox Series X to be...
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  • Xbox Goal is to Put the Player at the Center, xCloud Could Come to Xbox One in the Future

    Xbox Goal is to Put the Player at the Center, xCloud Could Come to Xbox One in the Future

    11 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said the main focus and goal for the team is to put the player at the center and to build services and games around the player experience.
    After the launch of the Xbox One the company lost trust in gamers, which led people to question "Why is Microsoft here."
    "We really think about the number of players that are playing on Xbox-and that can mean a variety of different devices and the number of games they play and how often they play," said Spencer. "That's really the thing that drives us. And we're seeing from that level, we're bigger...
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  • It is Up to Rare on Doing More With Classic Characters Like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker, Says Spencer

    It is Up to Rare on Doing More With Classic Characters Like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker, Says Spencer

    11 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Fans have been asking for a new Banjo-Kazooie or a remake of the original Nintendo 64 titles ever since the success of Activision's Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy .
    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said it is up to developer Rare if they ever want to go back to classic characters like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker .
    "I leave it up to the studios in terms of the things that they want to go work on," he said. "I have a lot of respect for Rare and the work that they do. They do like building new things, and they've seen success with Sea of Thieves. I think they're really...
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  • Xbox's Phil Spencer Says Microsoft's Current Nintendo Switch Approach "Doesn't Feel Sustainable"

    11 days ago - By US Gamer

    Microsoft would want the whole ecosystem to move over, not just games on a case-by-case basis.
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  • Future Xbox Releases on Switch 'Doesn't Feel Sustainable,' Would Want Full Ecosystem Like Live and Game Pass on Switch

    Future Xbox Releases on Switch 'Doesn't Feel Sustainable,' Would Want Full Ecosystem Like Live and Game Pass on Switch

    11 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Microsoft has released some of its titles on the Nintendo Switch in the last couple of years, including Cuphead, Ori and the Blind Forest, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Minecraft Dungeons. The latter two were released after Microsoft said it had "no pans" to release more of its games on other consoles. However, the Ori sequel was released on the Switch due to wishes from the developer, Moon Studios, and Minecraft Dungeons was already announced for the hybrid console.
    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said he has a good relationship with Nintendo, however, releases...
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  • Phil Spencer on Cross-Gen Releases: Xbox Going to Take it on a Case by Case Basis

    Phil Spencer on Cross-Gen Releases: Xbox Going to Take it on a Case by Case Basis

    11 days ago - By VG Chartz

    In past console generations, there is usually a clean break from one generation to the next, however, this coming generation is different. Several key titles for the Xbox Series X and S, and PlayStation 5 will also be coming out on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
    Some titles getting a cross-generation release includes the Xbox game Halo Infinite , and PlayStation games Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales , and Horizon Forbidden West .
    Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said Xbox will decide on a "case by case basis" on what game will be cross-generation and what game will...
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  • Phil Spencer: “it doesn't feel sustainable” porting Xbox games to Switch, would rather have “full Xbox ecosystem somewhere”

    11 days ago - By My Nintendo News

    Kotaku has recently published a wide ranging interview with the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. One of the topics that came up is the relationship between the Xbox team and Nintendo. We have seen Banjo-Kazooie and Steve and Alex from Minecraft appear in Super Smash Bros Ultimate and the two acclaimed Ori games and Cuphead...
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