According to a journalist’s report, Phil Spencer would have assured Microsoft employees that “Xbox will not stop creating consoles.” The executive could have also responded to reports that appeared on the internet during a recent internal meeting.
Microsoft and Xbox have had a tough week, but Series X|S will continue to be manufactured. The CEO had to inform employees of this and assure them that they will continue alongside PC and Steam Deck.
But it seems that the Microsoft gaming division held an internal meeting this week to address the information and rumors that games such as Hi-Fi Rush and Sea of Thieves would arrive on PS5 and Nintendo Switch.
It has even been mentioned that Starfield, Indiana Jones, and more Xbox games will arrive on PlayStation 5, but nothing has been confirmed yet; there is a lot of confusion, which the brand will not clarify for a few more days.
According to journalist Shannon Liao (via VGC), Spencer would have informed employees that Xbox currently has no plans to stop manufacturing Series X|S consoles.
In addition, the well-known brand will continue with the plan they have been developing for years, and hardware is part of this; it involves “multiple types of devices.”
The only time Spencer has said anything on the matter was with his social media to assure that during the week of February 12 to 18 they will “share more details with you about our vision for the future of Xbox.”
Meanwhile, the company continues to keep a deathly silence on the matter. It has not confirmed that all these reports are true, but it has not denied any of them either.
To make matters worse, Microsoft has removed the logos of Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass from the website of some games such as Avowed and Fable.
Will it be many more days before we know more details about the change of strategy at Microsoft? Their latest financial report has its ups and downs, but they have seen worse days and can celebrate.
Xbox will not stop creating consoles, according to Phil Spencer
If these reports turn out to be true, it would be a tremendously significant change in the game strategy by Xbox Game Studios; which until now has had its first-party releases only on Xbox and PC.
Although it has not been officially confirmed, this has prompted criticism and disappointment in the Xbox community. It has also been speculated that it could mark the beginning of the end of Microsoft’s console business.
At the moment, Phil Spencer would have confirmed to Microsoft employees that “Xbox will not stop creating consoles“, let’s hope not.