Xbox Boss Tells Staff It Will Continue To Make Consoles

Xbox Boss Tells Staff It Will Continue To Make Consoles

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A brand new report claims Xbox boss Phil Spencer advised workers that Microsoft has no plans to exit the console enterprise. This comes throughout a big on-line firestorm round Xbox and its future following rumors that some massive exclusives would possibly land on PlayStation 5.

Over the February 3 weekend, experiences and rumors started to flow into that Xbox was planning (or no less than speaking about) bringing a few of its massive exclusives to PlayStation. This included Bethesda’s newest RPG Starfield and third-person shooter franchise Gears of Conflict. “Passionate” Xbox followers initially dismissed the experiences, however as extra people corroborated the information, even the Xbox insiders started to imagine. This led to loads of panic and yelling on-line from diehard Xbox followers, console warriors, and influencers. Since then, a normal sense of “What is going on at Xbox?” has fashioned on-line. Even a reasonably innocuous GameStop promo picture set off a complete bunch of individuals. And now, it appears that evidently the (unlikely) situation that Xbox would cease making consoles has been dominated out by the top exec of the model.

A latest story from reporter Shannon Liao alleges Spencer held an inner city corridor assembly with Xbox workers on February 6, following the weekend experiences of Xbox porting video games to PS5. In that assembly, he reportedly stated the corporate has no plans to cease making consoles and that Xboxes would proceed to be part of the corporate’s technique alongside different units.

Kotaku has reached out to Xbox.

Curiously, Liao additionally reported on X/Twitter that Spencer didn’t affirm nor deny rumors that Starfield would go to different consoles, though this assembly happened after these experiences cropped up.

Later this week, we’ll doubtless discover out if any of those rumors and experiences of Xbox exclusives coming to different platforms are true. On February 5, the day earlier than the reported city corridor assembly, Spencer introduced {that a} “enterprise replace occasion” about the way forward for Xbox was coming quickly and that he can be sharing extra particulars then. Till that point, the Xbox trustworthy will simply have to carry on a bit of bit longer.


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