Phil Spencer Says Franchises Like Call of Duty Will Not Leave Sony’s Game Catalog
THE Microsoft confirmed this Thursday (1st) that Xbox Game Pass will accept overwatch, Call of duty and Devil. The entry of titles into the company’s subscription service is due to the purchase of Activision Blizzard by the North American giant.
In an official blog post, Phil Spencer, CEO of Gaming Microsoft, it was revealed that other titles that are part of Activision Blizzard’s game library will also be available on the service. However, he highlighted the above three.
“We’re going to make Activision Blizzard’s library of beloved games, including Overwatch, Diablo and Call of Duty, available on Game Pass. In addition to growing these themes. By providing even more value to players, we look forward to continuing to grow the game. Pass, its In the sense of attractiveness. For mobile phones and any other device,” said Phil Spencer.
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Despite giving few details, a post on Microsoft’s official blog also indicates that Activision Blizzard games will also be coming to the cloud streaming service. Therefore, Xbox Cloud Gaming subscribers can expect titles from the developer soon.
Unfortunately, it hasn’t been revealed whether games like Overwatch, Diablo, and Call of Duty themselves will make it to xCloud. Still, Microsoft hopes to introduce Activision products to make them available on mobile devices.
Phil Spencer guarantees that games will stay on PlayStation
Confirming that Activision Blizzard games will be coming to Xbox Game Pass, Phil Spencer also put an end to rumors about the company’s games possibly leaving Sony’s consoles.
Knowing that titles like Call of Duty have a huge fan base on the PlayStation, he was adamant that Microsoft would make the game available on the main rival’s console the same day it was released.
“We learned that this deal could take franchises like Call of Duty out of the places where people are currently playing them.” That’s why, as we’ve said before, we’re committed to making Call of Duty the same version. PlayStation on the same day as the game. The game comes from somewhere else,” Spencer said.
Recalling a similar situation, one of the leaders of Microsoft noted that the company had already done this with Minecraft. Although Mojang was acquired in 2014, the game was still available on various platforms, regardless of whether they were competitors of the company or not.
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The company responds by confirming that Game Pass will bring Call of Duty, Diablo and Overwatch