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Xbox’s Phil Spencer still sees a future for story-driven games

By Jeremy Signor 13 July 2021 13:12 GMT Risky projects like narrative-focused games are not being left behind in Xbox’s strategy.It’s no secret that live service games are the big money makers right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a place for more traditional story-driven games, according to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. In a recent interview with The Guardian, the head of Xbox laid out how narrative single-player games are part of the platform’s strategy going forward.Watch on YouTube“I think we’re probably building more of those now than we’ve been in the history of Xbox,” Spencer told The Guardian, emphasising…

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1 vs 100 may return on Xbox Series X, according to Phil Spencer

Xbox boss Phil Spencer mentioned that fan-favorite multiplayer game 1 vs 100 could potentially make a return on the Xbox Series S and X.During an official FanFest live stream on Friday, Spencer made some interesting comments about Microsoft’s plans to revive a trivia game “from [the company’s] past”.As mentioned over on VGC, Spencer commented on the potential revival during a stream that was supposed to run alongside a quiz. Technical issues killed plans for the quiz, but Spencer still appeared on the stream and teased the re-introduction of the popular game.“Maybe we should even be building our own trivia game,…