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Xbox's Phil Spencer still sees a future for story-driven games

3 monthes ago   |   By VG 247

Risky projects like narrative-focused games are not being left behind in Xbox's strategy. It's no secret that live service games are the big money makers right now, but that doesn't mean there isn't a place for more traditional story-driven games, according to Microsoft's Phil Spencer. In a recent interview with The Guardian , the head of Xbox laid out how narrative single-player games are part of the platform's strategy going forward. Watch on YouTube “I think we're probably building more of those now than we've been in the history of Xbox,” Spencer told The Guardian, emphasising the need...
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Xbox is “Actively Investing in New and Risky Games” - Phil Spencer

Xbox is “Actively Investing in New and Risky Games” - Phil Spencer

3 monthes ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

Microsoft's portfolio of first party studios has quickly become among the most impressive lineup of developers in the industry, not just because of the stable of IP under their belt, but also because of the talent they employ. The hope, of course, is that that will lead to Microsoft developing the kinds of games that they generally haven't had much success with in the past.
For instance, while live service or multiplayer-centric games like Sea of Thieves, Gears of War, Forza, and more have found a great deal of success, what about narrative-driven single player AAA games, the likes of...
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