13 Aug 2021 5:29 PM +00:00

Phil Spencer Says No Game Pass on Other Consoles — Yet

Phil Spencer put to rest any rumors of Game Pass on Switch or any other console in the near future, but not because he's against it.

In a new interview with GamesRadar, the Xbox head said his goal is getting more people than ever before to play games, especially if they've never played before. The obstacle is other platform holders.

"I want the full Xbox experience to be something that we deliver," he said. "We have no plans to bring it to any other kind of closed platforms right now, mainly because those closed platforms don't want something like Game Pass."

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"That's not a slam on anybody else who has a system that works for them. I can see why the disruption of Game Pass is not something that they want right now."

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Phil Spencer Says No Game Pass on Other Consoles — Yet

The door to Game Pass on other consoles remains open but for now, Spencer is focused on breaking through accessibility barriers.

He told GamesRadar finding solutions for high pricing, familiarity with technology, and physically being able to use that technology are key priorities for Xbox moving forward.

Spencer also addressed what some call a deficiency of strong, narrative-driven games and said Xbox is happy to follow its own path.

"It's good if we're doing something different than what other platforms are doing," he said. "We're not in the business of just trying to create a green version of somebody else's blue or red colored platform. That's not the example of creativity that I want to see in the games industry."

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[Source: GamesRadar]