When Xbox games don’t require an Xbox
Feb 16, 2024

When Xbox games don’t require an Xbox

Microsoft, the owner of Xbox, announced on Thursday that it's bringing several previously exclusive games to rival consoles.

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Why Microsoft is switching up its Xbox strategy

Feb 16, 2024
Microsoft sees the change in strategy as a revenue opportunity, explains Tom Warren, senior editor at The Verge.
Why might Xbox want to bring Xbox-exclusive games to rival consoles? For "the revenue opportunity," said The Verge's Tom Warren.
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