Microsoft's next-gen streaming-only console might not yet be dead after all.
The Finnish studio is excited about the impact SSDs will have on gaming with next-gen consoles.
Cracking the code.
"Our main goal at the start of the program is our main goal now," says ID@Xbox senior director Chris Charla.
"We're very dedicated to the Gears of War franchise, but that's not to say we won't do other things," says studio head Rod Fergusson.
The Xbox boss believes Microsoft can give its studios more time to make their games.
Phoenix Labs won't get a generation gap get in the way of their One Dauntless vision.
The big three unite in an unexpected way.
The Coalition remains focussed on current gen hardware for now.
The Mortal Kombat creator wants to perform a Fatality on internet rumors.
"We can just focus on doing our inspired weird games, and not worry about how we're going to get our next deal," says Tim Schafer.
"There are things they are proposing that will make these machines super sexy for the fans to look forward to," says Ubisoft’s Executive Director for EMEA territories Alain Corre.
So don't hold your breath for a proper gameplay reveal for either of them anytime soon.
Though the betas will be launching on PC a little later, Microsoft promises it's treating the PC version "as a first-class citizen."
It's looking likelier that Microsoft will be going into next gen with just one Xbox Scarlett SKU.
Spencer thinks streaming could be the key to reaching places where consoles aren't commonplace.
C2 Game Studio’s founder and creative director Luis Correa is excited about one aspect of next gen in particular.
Could even more studios be coming under the Microsoft umbrella?
Plans seem to have changed at Microsoft.
In spite of a 2020 release, CDPR are not considering a next gen launch for Cyberpunk 2077 right now.