Microsoft’s gaming division reportedly held an inside townhall assembly this week, to handle studies it might be bringing a few of its first-party video games to different console platforms.
In line with journalist Shannon Liao, Microsoft’s head of gaming, Phil Spencer, advised workers that Xbox at the moment has no plans to cease making consoles, and that Xbox consoles will proceed to be a part of its technique, which entails “a number of sorts of units”.
Publicly, Microsoft has remained silent on current studies that it may convey video games, together with its key unique Starfield, to PlayStation 5, aside from saying that it’s going to maintain a “enterprise replace” someday subsequent week.
“We’re listening and we hear you,” Phil Spencer wrote on X earlier this week. “We’ve been planning a enterprise replace occasion for subsequent week, the place we stay up for sharing extra particulars with you about our imaginative and prescient for the way forward for Xbox. Keep tuned.”
It’s claimed that a number of main Xbox exclusives together with Starfield, Hello-Fi Rush and Indiana Jones might be launched on PS5, as a part of a big technique shift from Microsoft‘s gaming division.
Ought to current studies show to be correct, on the floor the transfer would symbolize a big change in Microsoft’s gaming technique, which has beforehand seen it hold its largest new first-party releases unique to its consoles.
Though not formally confirmed, the studies led to a serious backlash throughout the Xbox group, together with from notable Xbox influencers with giant followings, a few of whom have speculated it may mark the start of the top of Microsoft’s console enterprise.