Phil Spencer Archives

Phil Spencer To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At D.I.C.E. Awards
Xbox's Phil Spencer will be getting a special honor at this year's D.I.C.E Awards as he's set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced this past week that the CEO will be the recipient of the AIAS Lifetime Achievement Award, which he will receive at the[...]
Phil Spencer believes COVID-19 will impact the game industry more in early 2021.
If you're having issues getting an Xbox Series X, don't worry, Phil Spencer is here to assure you they're constantly being made A lot of the media you see out there talks about the shortage of PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles because everyone has been dying to get their hands on one or the[...]
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Will Include Cloud Gaming For Free
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer posted a blog this week, letting players know that the service would be available to all in just a couple months at no extra cost, as they slowly make their way toward revealing more about the Xbox Series X this month On top of that, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will[...]
Devolver Digital Show Off "Carrion" During Their E3 Livestream
Among the acting and puppeteering and general promotion for the game, the folks at Devolver scored a visit from Xbox's Phil Spencer to help officially announce the release, pre-recorded from his home, as he revealed the game would be coming out on July 23rd, 2020 It's honestly been a long road waiting to hear when[...]
Phil Spencer believes COVID-19 will impact the game industry more in early 2021.
Xbox head Phil Spencer believes the greatest impact from COVID-19 on the video game industry is still yet to come According to a report from Business Insider, Spencer believes that, despite the Xbox Series X's impending holiday launch later this year, problems could still be mounting. "Mocap is just something that's basically stopped We're not going[...]
Phil Spencer commented on concerns that games for Xbox Series X could be delayed.
Xbox Head of Gaming Phil Spencer isn't worried about the Xbox Series X being ready for Holiday 2020 Instead, he's more concerned about potential delays in game production that could put a damper on gamers' plans to pick up new titles for their shiny systems when they finally hit the market. CNBC spoke to Spencer on[...]
Xbox Series X debuts at The Gaming Awards
Tonight during The Game Awards Phil Spencer — the head of Xbox —  announced the brand new Xbox Series X This new console promises to set the bar for gaming consoles, and where the user will be the center of the gaming experience This will be the fastest and most powerful Xbox It will also[...]
Valve Releases New Details About "Half-Lyfe: Alyx"
Apparently, Xbox's Phil Spencer already did Ever since the game was announced, there have been rumors and threads and discussions from fans about what the game will contain A lot of it is speculation and fantasy because truly, only a few people truly know what's in the game And while a great many would like[...]
Xbox's Phil Spencer Confirms Some Of Scarlet's Goals
During XO19, Xbox's Phil Spencer made himself available to a number of press outlets, and in the process, we got some cool info on Project Scarlett Stevivor recently posted their interview with Spencer, which gave us two new insights into what they have planned First and foremost, they're working to make every Xbox game backward[...]
ExQuisite Gaming Pretty Much Confirms Banjo-Kazooie Game For E3
Ultimate Banjo-Kazooie Official Trailer – E3 2019 ( Xbox head Phil Spencer had a conversation with Kotaku about how the deal went down. "The 'how' is not actually that interesting Obviously we're one of the biggest third-party publishers on Switch, so we have great relationships with their third-party team And you've seen the ambition they've had with[...]
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Would you like to have access to Xbox Game Pass on pretty much every device you own? That's a dream Xbox's Phil Spencer has in mind for the future Spencer was recently quoted in an interview with Geek Wire, talking about the progression of the program being put on the Switch and mobile devices, and the[...]
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In case you're just a little bit curious about how Crackdown 3 is coming along, Xbox's Phil Spencer has the answer for you Someone hit Spencer up on Twitter, giving him grief about how they'd really like to be playing the game right now For a quick response, Spencer gave him an update that we haven't[...]
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Take for example, a recent interview Giant Bomb had with Xbox's Phil Spencer, in which he goes into a small bit of detail about two specific areas the next console will focus on. In the video, Spencer comments that they would like to see the framerate improved when it comes to game performance on any television,[...]
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This evening, before the big event kicks off tomorrow afternoon, Xbox's Phil Spencer dropped a tweet that hinted toward the kind of announcements they would be making, letting fans know that there would be at least 15 world premieres announced during their stream. Just wrapped our final #XboxE3 rehearsal Feeling great about the show Excited to[...]
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said it is unlikely that Microsoft first party games will be trying to hop on the genre bandwagon. credit//Xbox It feels like after this upcoming E3, we might be reaching critical mass when it comes to battle royale The expectation is that to jump onto the Fortnite and PUBG bandwagon, we will[...]
Former Crystal Dynamics Head Darrell Gallagher Moves to Microsoft Studios
Gallagher then joined Activision as part of their executive team for the past few years. Xbox head Phil Spencer also tweeted his approval of Gallagher's hire, saying he admired Gallagher's work at Crystal Dynamics and was excited to have him working at Microsoft. Always admired the work you've led and excited to have you joining the team[...]
Also, most of those features were available in all of the previous games, which means they're likely to see a reappearance in Fable 4. Microsoft has been teasing a new Fable game since May of 2017 as Phil Spencer has been a champion of the cause. Microsoft reportedly has Forza Horizon developer Playground Games working on a new Fable game, and 22Cans designer[...]
Microsoft's Phil Spencer Says Fable Has "A Lot Of Places It Can Go"
Some fans took to twitter to ask Microsoft's Phil Spencer whether or not we would be getting the fourth installment of the Fable franchise anytime soon While Spencer confirmed that there is nothing to announce just yet, he did tease that we probably be seeing Fable again Eventually. Nothing to announce right now but I do think the IP[...]
Project Scorpio Dev Kit And Inner Hardware Details Revealed
Yesterday, Gamasutra had a quick interview with Xbox's head honcho Phil Spencer to talk about the Scorpio, and we got some interesting details, including this picture of the dev kit version of Project Scorpio First off, take a look at this thing Yeah, we know, not the final product But… if this is even close to the rough design, then just[...]
Microsoft Says First-Party Games Are Critical To The Launch Of Project Scorpio
All Xbox One games will be playable on the new console and Xbox head Phil Spencer recently stressed that he believes it is critical for Microsoft's first-party games to be ready for the system's launch. "Having our [first-party] games ready for Scorpio is critical," Spencer said on Twitter in response to a question of whether or not Scorpio[...]
Microsoft Wants To Be First In Line At E3 With "Scorpio"
In an interview with IGN today, Xbox's leading boss Phil Spencer shared a little bit of news that's both telling of the company and what they have coming Xbox's E3 press conference will now take place on Sunday, June 11 at 2pm (PST), making it the first press conference to lead the event before all[...]
Phil Spencer Reveals Xbox Has Tried To Get The Rights To GoldenEye Many Times
Speaking on Twitter, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that he has tried to get a deal done on the game more than once, but it has proved fruitless each time. @leflus Goldeneye rights are so challenging, looked at this many times Lot's of different parties to work with, we've always given up. — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) December[...]
Phil Spencer Clarifies Comments Made About Sony The Other Day
A few days ago, Xbox boss Phil Spencer made some pretty candid remarks about the Xbox One's current standing in the market In short he said that he felt he was still trying to rectify the damage done by the console's bungled reveal with his interest in regaining gamer trust as opposed to beating Sony[...]
Xbox Boss Says That He Is More Concerned With Regaining Fan Trust Than  Beating PS4
When Phil Spencer took over Microsoft, the Xbox One was not in great shape It suffered from a rather bungled reveal that had fans angry at the restrictive 'always online' focus That was all scrapped before the console even launched, but the brand is still reeling. Spencer believes that damage to the Xbox One is still in[...]
Xbox Head Phil Spencer Isn't A Fan Of The Console Wars
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has never shied away from being nice about his competitors He has opened his E3 briefings talking about them, and has spoken positively about Sony and Nintendo several times in the past. That is why it isn't surprising to hear that he isn't a huge fan of Console Wars, nor is he[...]
It Seems We Will Only Get Halo: Reach On Xbox One Via Backwards Compatbillity
Answering a fan on Twitter, Xbox head Phil Spencer seemed to shut down the question by suggesting we might only see it on backwards compatibillity. @lincon6eqo I'd like to see it come via back compat. — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) September 19, 2015 I wouldn't rule its inclusion out forever, but in honesty, 343 are going to have every[...]
Xbox Boss Expects A PlayStation Price Drop Soon
Phil Spencer has always seemed like a straight shooter Well, as straight a shooter of a head of a gaming platform has ever been in the past That willingness to speak to the fans has defined his tenure at Xbox, really turning around opinion on the brand in the eyes of the audience. Well, it seems[...]
Lawbreakers Would Be Welcome On Xbox One Says Phil Spencer
Talking on Twitter, the head of Xbox Phil Spencer spoke in reverence for the games' creator Cliff Bleszinski and said that his title would be welcome on Xbox The developer was one of the masterminds behind one of Microsoft's most recognisable franchises Gears of War, so it's not hard to see why. Last time @therealcliffyb launched a[...]