Microsoft execs not happy with Phil Spencer and Xbox leadership according to reports
New reports say that Microsoft isn’t happy with the way Xbox has been doing in recent years, and its leadership isn’t doing a good job.
Over the last decade, Xbox has transformed a lot. The brand was massively successful during the Xbox 360 era and was largely regarded as the place to play games online and also had an incredibly strong lineup of exclusives. However, Xbox One came along and significantly damaged the brand in its early years before Phil Spencer came along and introduced many brilliant innovations like Xbox Game Pass, backwards compatible games, and much more.
The Xbox ecosystem is pretty impressive right now, but there are plenty of lingering issues, like a lack of significant exclusive games. In 2022, there were no first-party games, which was difficult since PlayStation had huge hits like God of War Ragnarok.
According to insider Jeff Grubb, even Microsoft is unhappy with the Xbox split. Grubb even noted that some people’s jobs at Xbox may be at stake as a result, though he refrained from naming particular names. With PlayStation repeatedly releasing major titles that are critically acclaimed, selling consoles, and selling tons of copies, it’s easy to see why Microsoft would be upset with Xbox, especially after a year in which it had literally no games.
“I can tell you that they are not [felices]They are upset”, Grubb said. “We’re just trying to diagnose it a little bit right. You know, they didn’t release a game of their own last year, and if that doesn’t affect you if you always have something to play again, that’s awesome.” but many people regret having their Xbox.
It’s worth noting that Grubb also stated that Hi-Fi Rush didn’t make the money it needed to be considered a commercial success, but Xbox’s Aaron Greenberg debunked this. That said, Grubb’s reports may well not be entirely accurate here, but he’s been right before, so it’s worth listening to and taking a few precautions before assuming it’s factually factual.