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Xbox chief envisions a Netflix model for narrative games - Engadget

Microsoft has just tipped its hand for what the company will show off at E3 in June. In a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian, Xbox chief Phil Spencer laid out his plans for the future of Xbox software. Since (mostly) fixing a majority of the ...and more »

Xbox chief: we need to create a Netflix of video games - The Guardian

The SquareEnix assassination game Hitman was released in instalments last year: could this model work on Microsoft's Game Pass subscription service? Photograph: Square Enix. Something big has happened to the video game industry over the last five years ...and more »

Do we need a Netflix for video games? Xbox chief calls for new subscription-based gaming model -

Netflix has transformed the way we watch TV, allowing subscribers to watch as many programmes as they want from its vast catalogue for a fixed monthly fee. Now Xbox chief Phil Spencer says that the gaming industry needs to replicate the Netflix model ...and more »

Spencer Promises Upped Investment in Microsoft's First Party Games - Wccftech

During an interview published by The Guardian, Head of Xbox division Phil Spencer talked about a variety of topics ranging from episodic games to downloadable content. However, the most interesting tidbit may well be the statement confirming how ...and more »

Xbox Boss Says Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don't Have Same Impact - Game Rant

Xbox head Phil Spencer recently shared an update on the future of Microsoft's gaming endeavors, from enhanced support for the Xbox console and its first-party titles to crafting innovative new service models and presenting more opportunities to small ...and more »

Phil Spencer Thinks Xbox Game Pass Could Benefit One Particular Type Of Game - Cinema Blend

The upcoming Xbox Game Pass is potentially going to drastically change the digital landscape of how people consume Xbox games on Microsoft's home consoles. In particular, though, Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer thinks that a certain kind of game genre ...and more »

Microsoft Explains Why It's Not Making Xbox Games Like 'Breath of the Wild' Or 'Horizon Zero Dawn' - Forbes

Paul Tassi , Contributor News and opinion about video games, technology and the internet Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Horizon Zero Dawn Guerrilla Games. Horizon Zero Dawn. As we head into fall when Xbox Scorpio arrives to ...and more »

Phil Spencer says single-player games like Horizon Zero Dawn don't have the same impact as before - MSPoweruser

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Phil Spencer said that games like Overwatch which recently crossed 30 million players have more of an impact in terms of sales than single-player experiences such as Horizon Zero Dawn which sold a fraction of ...and more »

Spencer: Titles like Zelda & Horizon ZD Are Doing Well But “Don't Have the Same Impact” As Before - Wccftech

According to Microsoft's head of Xbox, games like Zelda Breath of the Wild and Horizon Zero Dawn are still selling well, but they don't have the impact as they used to have. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Spencer talked about the modern ...and more »

New Sea of Thieves developer gameplay has Phil Spencer being one vengeful pirate - PCGamesN

In a new developer diary for open world pirate-'em-up Sea of Thieves, the team at Rare are joined sailors from the Xbox team for a swashbuckling adventure. Starting off with a night-time island exploration, this developer diary quickly turns into a ...and more »