Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft opens doors to Xbox-PlayStation cross-platform multiplayer

Well isn’t Microsoft just full of surprises. Having set parts of the fandom alight with its recent comments about the marriage of Xbox and PC, Microsoft has now said that it is fully embracing cross-platform online multiplayer. But we’re not just talking between Xbox and PC – Microsoft is happy …

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PlayStation heads to Guildford to hire Lionhead staff

PlayStation is holding a job fair for Lionhead employees on Monday. The Xbox-owned studio is facing closure following the cancellation of its game, Fable Legends, earlier this week. PlayStation operates a number of UK outfits, including Media Molecule, Guerrilla Cambridge and London Studios, all of which are working on PS4 …

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OPINION: Dear Xbox, I think you’re making a mistake with Lionhead

Phil Spencer’s repetitive insistence that Xbox remains ‘committed to first party’ seems to be falling on deaf ears. Because, as some of the firm’s more vocal critics will tell you, what Microsoft says and what Microsoft does are often very different. It’s just announced the intention to close two internal …

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Gears of War 4 ‘possibly’ coming to PC

The developer of the next Gears of War has not ruled out a release for the game on PC. Speaking to Game Informer, studio head at The Coalition Rod Fergusson replied with a possibly” when asked if Gears of War 4 could ever come to PC. The news comes at …

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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. Spencer last week said that he wanted console hardware to be both backwards and forwards compatible, with Microsoft releasing new hardware capabilities during …

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