Entries in 'phil spencer' (26)

There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that gamers should not expect a new Xbox machine every few years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 2:07PM in News
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Original Xbox games could become backwards compatible on Xbox One

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has said that backwards compatibility for original Xbox games has not been ruled out.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:54PM in News
Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that he believes in some instances consumer sites give games low review scores to try and generate traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2016 at 3:07PM in News
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Xbox's Phil Spencer teases Scorpio price

With the PS4 Pro almost in our hands all eyes are turning to Microsoft and Project Scorpio for the next major piece of hardware, and more specifically how much it ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:33AM in News

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Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revisited comments made earlier this week in which he said 1080p TV owners shouldn’t bother upgrading to Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:19PM in News
Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

The locking off of Microsoft’s first party PC games from Steam may only be a temporary measure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
4K won't be mandatory for Xbox Scorpio games

4K won't be mandatory for Xbox Scorpio games

It seems that while Xbox Scorpio has been built specifically for 4K gaming, developers will not be forced to make their titles output in 4K.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 2:41PM in News
Microsoft nearly shipped upgraded Xbox One this year

Microsoft nearly shipped upgraded Xbox One this year

A new Xbox Scorpio type console was at one stage on the cards to release in 2016, Microsoft has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 2:39PM in News

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Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Spencer: Scorpio won't do anything for you if you don't have a 4K TV

Still running a 1080p TV? Then you should forget about buying Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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