Xbox boss Phil Spencer isn’t hopeful about PS4 cross-platform gaming

Xbox’s big boss Phil Spencer isn’t feeling particularly positive about cross-platform gaming with the PlayStation 4, as Sony doesn’t seem to be getting keen on the idea.  Microsoft has been working on expanding cross-platform play to both Sony and Nintendo, notably for Minecraft, but Spencer, in an interview with GameSpot, noted that only the latter has been keen to play nice with Redmond’s Xbox. “The … Continue reading Xbox boss Phil Spencer isn’t hopeful about PS4 cross-platform gaming

Microsoft to accelerate growth in gaming as Xbox leader Phil Spencer joins senior leadership team – GeekWire

Microsoft executive Phil Spencer speaks at the GeekWire Summit in 2015. As part of a strategy to accelerate its gaming business across the company, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today named Xbox leader Phil Spencer to its senior leadership team. Spencer, who joined Microsoft nearly three decades ago, was previously a corporate vice president leading the Xbox team. He’ll continue to oversee Xbox-related projects, but his … Continue reading Microsoft to accelerate growth in gaming as Xbox leader Phil Spencer joins senior leadership team – GeekWire

Phil Spencer Expects PUBG To Be Very Big on Xbox for Many Years; Says He’s Incredibly Happy for Bluehole

PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds) is without a doubt the hottest game on the market, setting sales records almost every week since its launch on Steam Early Access. Just this weekend, PUBG became the top game ever on Steam when it comes to concurrent users with over 1.3 million players logging online at the same time. With this kind of numbers being pulled off, Microsoft’s agreement with … Continue reading Phil Spencer Expects PUBG To Be Very Big on Xbox for Many Years; Says He’s Incredibly Happy for Bluehole

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer explains the new Xbox’s $500 price tag

You might think it’s crazy that Microsoft is once again introducing a new game console with a $500 price tag. But it’s just possible the company is being crazy like a fox. Microsoft is pretty certain there’s a good market for its new Xbox One X game machine despite its high price point. More importantly, the company is pretty excited about who’s most likely to … Continue reading Microsoft’s Phil Spencer explains the new Xbox’s $500 price tag