Entries in 'phil spencer' (28)

Spencer: 'I'm not a big fan of Xbox 1.5'

Spencer: 'I'm not a big fan of Xbox 1.5'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has poured cold water on talk of a mid-generation upgrade for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Spencer concedes PC gamers may have little reason to buy an Xbox One

Spencer concedes PC gamers may have little reason to buy an Xbox One

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted that the number of Xbox titles making their way to PC may reduce the need for some corners of the market to buy into ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 12:10PM in News
Now Spencer calms Xbox console upgrade talk

Now Spencer calms Xbox console upgrade talk

Having distanced himself from comments made about the further merging of Xbox and PC, Phil Spencer has now watered down his stance about possible console hardware upgrading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 1:04PM in News
Spencer: I wouldn't say our strategy is to unify Xbox and PC

Spencer: I wouldn't say our strategy is to unify Xbox and PC

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has played down previous reports saying that Microsoft wants to bring down some of the walls between Xbox and Windows PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 2:58PM in News

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Phil Spencer continues his war against fanboyism

Phil Spencer continues his war against fanboyism

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again challenged the fanboys of social media by stating that those who wish a game to fail because of its host platform aren’t real ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has insisted that Microsoft did not make the decision to stop confiding Xbox One sales figures in an effort to hide to truth about its performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 2:38PM in News
Microsoft says it wants to further blend PC and Xbox One, hints at console hardware upgrades

Microsoft says it wants to further blend PC and Xbox One, hints at console hardware upgrades

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft’s games strategy is to blend its Xbox and PC operations into a single gaming ecosystem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 2:33PM in News
Xbox boss talks down irate Quantum Break fans

Xbox boss talks down irate Quantum Break fans

Overall, platform exclusivity is not a good thing for gamers. It can be a good thing for platform holders, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 12:50PM in News

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Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Cloud computing, streaming, smartphones – there are all sorts of tools one could use to form an argument that this generation of consoles will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Spencer talks PS4 lead, impact of Xbox One launch struggles

Spencer talks PS4 lead, impact of Xbox One launch struggles

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted that he doesn’t know if the Xbox One can ever catch PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has rejected any notion that PS4 is home to more third party titles than Xbox One due to its superior market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Spencer hints at Quantum Break release date announcement tomorrow

Spencer hints at Quantum Break release date announcement tomorrow

It looks as if a release date for Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break could be announced at Microsoft’s Gamescom 2015 press briefing tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 11:33AM in News

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Xbox indie parity clause is no more

Xbox indie parity clause is no more

Having suggested several times that it was no longer enforcing its indie game release parity policy, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has more or less confirmed its demise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Xbox One to add mouse to its keyboard support

Xbox One to add mouse to its keyboard support

PC-style keyboard and mouse support appears to be on the way to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 3:05PM in News
Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox, has admitted that the company needs to improve the European performance of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Microsoft considering HoloLens support for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft considering HoloLens support for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft announced HoloLens last week as a standalone device, but the company is exploring the possibility of its integration with PC and its Xbox One console as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2015 at 9:59PM in News

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Windows 10 will be 'best OS ever for PC gaming'

Windows 10 will be 'best OS ever for PC gaming'

Microsoft has once again promised that its next iteration of Windows will offer a new dawn for PC gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

‘Business deals happen’ – that’s the reaction from Xbox boss Phil Spencer to the news that Street Fighter V will be a PS4 console exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Microsoft says it might have to move autumn 2015 titles due to abundance of content

Microsoft says it might have to move autumn 2015 titles due to abundance of content

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft might have to reassess its Xbox One release schedule for next year as it has more content than it knows what to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Servicing the needs of the existing Minecraft community is a far bigger priority than getting a Minecraft sequel to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 12:40PM in News
Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer admits that the reasons behind Xbox One’s lengthy installation times remain a little unclear, although he’s determined to address them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Microsoft's indie parity clause is flexible, designed to make Xbox One owners feel 'first class'

Microsoft's indie parity clause is flexible, designed to make Xbox One owners feel 'first class'

The policy which demands that indie games for Xbox One do not arrive on other platforms first isn’t concrete.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 1:45PM in News
Xbox boss: Tomb Raider exclusivity a 'win-win', although details remain unclear

Xbox boss: Tomb Raider exclusivity a 'win-win', although details remain unclear

Phil Spencer has said that the deal to make Rise of the Tomb Raider an Xbox exclusive “is really a win-win”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 5:20PM in News
Phil Spencer takes over Xbox division

Phil Spencer takes over Xbox division

Microsoft veteran Phil Spencer will now lead a reorganised Xbox division.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2014 at 4:42PM in News