Phil Spencer: We will discuss with Activision Blizzard the return of old franchises

Phil Spencer was interviewed by the Washington Post, where he talked about the purchase of Activision Blizzard, plans for games, industry competition, the creation of a metaverse, and trade unions. Speaking about the intellectual property owned by Activision Blizzard, Spencer said he plans to discuss with developers the return of the old franchises โ€œfrom the company‘s vaults โ€ โ€œWe hope that after closing the deal, we will have the opportunity to work on the franchises that I love since I was a child. โ€ โ€œKing’s Quest, Guitar Hero.

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I should know for sure, but I think they also own the rights to Hexen. โ€ Spencer recalled again that the purchase of Activision Blizzard & mdash; is an attempt to make Microsoft more competitive in the global gaming market.

He noted that he is concerned about the current situation in which โ€œtechnology companies that are not familiar with the industry, invade it with their projects and investments. โ€ It was about Google, Apple, Meta, Netflix and Tencent.

According to Spencer, PlayStation and Xbox do not conduct a โ€œconsole war, but rush in different directionsโ€. He also said well about Nintendo: โ€œNintendo has been in the industry for a long time, so it‘s not going to do anything that could harm the games in the long run, because it’s her business.

It‘s the same with Sony โ€” I trust them. โ€ Spencer noted that Microsoft has a unique view on how best to distribute games – they do not have to work only on one device or platform.

It is reported that Spencer also played a key role in โ€œinforming and determining the company’s pathโ€ towards the creation of the metaverse. And Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella publicly mentioned the concept even before Zuckerberg.

Regarding the metaverse in the workplace, Spencer admitted that some features can be very useful. โ€œToday I had a meeting with Elder Scrolls Online and we had it in-game.

This is no different than a Zoom call! Spencer believes that online role-playing players are โ€œan audience ready for an experience like the metaverse. โ€ The company has long been thinking about this idea, observing how players move between different worlds, have different personalities and clans, but still tied to a โ€œcommon game Spencer also had to talk about the toxic work environment at Activision Blizzard.

He expressed confidence that complaints would be resolved and new employees would be given the opportunity to โ€œdo their best jobโ€. As for trade unions, Spencer admitted that he is not very familiar with this issue and does not want to pretend to be an expert.

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