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Phil Spencer comments on Microsoft / Nintendo relationship, potential for more Xbox ports

8 days ago   |   By Nintendo Enthusiast

When Studio MDHR's Cuphead made the jump to Nintendo Switch in 2019 despite being a Microsoft exclusive on Xbox One and PC, fans quickly began to speculate how deep this new relationship between Nintendo and Microsoft might go. Things looked even more promising when Moon Studios' Ori and the Blind Forest came to Switch later that year after launching for Xbox One and PC back in 2015. And even though Microsoft then went on record to state there were “no plans” for more Nintendo Switch ports , Ori and Will of the Wisps made its way to Switch...
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Head of Xbox Phil Spencer on Xbox Series X, Bethesda Softworks games on PlayStation, relationship with Nintendo, more

8 days ago   |   By Gematsu

Kotaku recently spoke with Xbox head Phil Spencer to discuss everything from Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S to the Zenimax Media acquisition and more. Here are the most interesting snippets from Kotaku's interview: Phil Spencer Expects Xbox Series S to Be the Bigger Long-Term Hit While Spencer expects Xbox Series X to be...
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A new Banjo-Kazooie game is totally Rare's decision, says Phil Spencer

8 days ago   |   By Nintendo Enthusiast

When Banjo & Kazooie joined Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the world erupted with joy, including among us at Nintendo Enthusiast. Alas, news on any kind of new Banjo-Kazooie game continues to be nonexistent, even on IP owner Microsoft's own platforms of Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S. But don't go trying to blame that on Microsoft. As Xbox head Phil Spencer explained in an in-depth interview with Kotaku, he trusts the developers themselves to decide what projects they want to develop. That means it's up to Rare to decide when, if ever, the bear and bird duo should...
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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

8 days ago   |   By Video Games Blogger

Feel the thrill of the chase and the rush of escape in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered, coming to Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 6, and to Nintendo Switch on November 13! Check Out the Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Reveal Trailer: Ten years ago, Criterion Games released their critically...
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Xbox Goal is to Put the Player at the Center, xCloud Could Come to Xbox One in the Future

Xbox Goal is to Put the Player at the Center, xCloud Could Come to Xbox One in the Future

8 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said the main focus and goal for the team is to put the player at the center and to build services and games around the player experience.
After the launch of the Xbox One the company lost trust in gamers, which led people to question "Why is Microsoft here."
"We really think about the number of players that are playing on Xbox-and that can mean a variety of different devices and the number of games they play and how often they play," said Spencer. "That's really the thing that drives us. And we're seeing from that level, we're bigger...
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It is Up to Rare on Doing More With Classic Characters Like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker, Says Spencer

It is Up to Rare on Doing More With Classic Characters Like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker, Says Spencer

8 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Fans have been asking for a new Banjo-Kazooie or a remake of the original Nintendo 64 titles ever since the success of Activision's Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy .
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said it is up to developer Rare if they ever want to go back to classic characters like Banjo-Kazooie and Conker .
"I leave it up to the studios in terms of the things that they want to go work on," he said. "I have a lot of respect for Rare and the work that they do. They do like building new things, and they've seen success with Sea of Thieves. I think they're really...
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Xbox's Phil Spencer Says Microsoft's Current Nintendo Switch Approach "Doesn't Feel Sustainable"

8 days ago   |   By US Gamer

Microsoft would want the whole ecosystem to move over, not just games on a case-by-case basis.
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Future Xbox Releases on Switch 'Doesn't Feel Sustainable,' Would Want Full Ecosystem Like Live and Game Pass on Switch

Future Xbox Releases on Switch 'Doesn't Feel Sustainable,' Would Want Full Ecosystem Like Live and Game Pass on Switch

8 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Microsoft has released some of its titles on the Nintendo Switch in the last couple of years, including Cuphead, Ori and the Blind Forest, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Minecraft Dungeons. The latter two were released after Microsoft said it had "no pans" to release more of its games on other consoles. However, the Ori sequel was released on the Switch due to wishes from the developer, Moon Studios, and Minecraft Dungeons was already announced for the hybrid console.
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with Kotaku said he has a good relationship with Nintendo, however, releases...
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Phil Spencer: “it doesn't feel sustainable” porting Xbox games to Switch, would rather have “full Xbox ecosystem somewhere”

8 days ago   |   By My Nintendo News

Kotaku has recently published a wide ranging interview with the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. One of the topics that came up is the relationship between the Xbox team and Nintendo. We have seen Banjo-Kazooie and Steve and Alex from Minecraft appear in Super Smash Bros Ultimate and the two acclaimed Ori games and Cuphead...
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