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Microsoft hints at developer acquisitions and game streaming service

Xbox intends to bolster its range of first party games in a strategic shift back toward software. In an interview with Bloomberg, Xbox boss Phil Spencer – who was recently promoted to a role where he reports directly to Microsoft boss Satya Nadella – has said that the company is …

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Phil Spencer believes in VR, but says it’s still not right for consoles

The head of Xbox has again expressed his belief in the long-term prospects of VR, but also stressed that consoles aren’t yet the ideal home for it. Speaking on Giant Bomb‘s E3 livestream, as reported by Polygon, Phil Spencer said: Long term, I’m a big believer in the category. In …

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Microsoft had planned to launch high-spec new Xbox in 2016

What will later this year be released as Xbox Scorpio might have instead arrived in a different form last year, Microsoft has admitted. Around this time last year rumours were flying about mid-generation upgrades to both the PS4 and Xbox One. Sony went on to release the PS4 Pro but …

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