Matt Booty recently talked about the kinds of studios Microsoft is looking to acquire and how they weren't trying to fill out a list.
As long as you don't destroy these studios (what actually has happened in the past) , go ahead.
Something told me that Matt Booty was going to be the guy to really, ehm, shake things up, at Xbox first party
It seems like they're mainly providing a platform and financial support for the devs they're bringing in. From full interview: "Our plan for the studio in terms of integration is very much the same with what we did with Mojang and Minecraft. Which is a very, very minimal level of integration. We are not trying to come in and change the culture. We're not trying to overdo the Microsoft presence. But what we do is make the studio feel supported, empowered and capable of focusing entirely on the content, without needing to worry about the other day-to-day realities."
So basically, they wanna be more like Sony.
IKR he's always two-word answers or less. "Interesting" "That's Fine" "Wow" lmao
Yeah its good to have a good mix of AA studios that made games because you can take there talents to the next level with bigger budgets.
Sometimes those mid-tier titles rank up there better than some of the AAA games that get made. I mean, things like Nier, Gravity Rush, LittleBigPlanet, R&C, Dark Souls, etc are usually greatly liked by all when they play them.
Good let's bring the games on all consoles.
Why would they do that ?
I think i was unclear. I didn't mean bring these games to all consoles i meant Bring games to all consoles so there is amazing games across the board
They're struggling get new games on their own console, which hopefully won't be a problem going forward. Just gotta wait until next gen.
Next E3 , Next E3 , Next E3 now Next Gen . You Xbox people are either super patient or I don’t know what
Why do people keep saying next gen. there is not going to be a next gen. it will just be a upgrade. Everything will be BC moving forward.
Don’t make the studios booty
In other words they aren't willing to put money into AAA studios but rather studios that release full priced alpha games like We Happy Few, State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves and so on.
"they aren't willing to put money into AAA studios" They already did that. Playground Games is AAA. The Initiative has all the ear-marks of an AAA studio. Booty is talking about the next studio(s) MS is considering acquiring.
Not at all. I think what this means is that they see the value in taking smaller studios, bringing them into the family and growing them over time.
that means nothing, a 50/100 people studio can do shit or masterpieces, same goes for 100000 people studio or a 2 people studio
Well, it does mean we know the types of studios they are aiming to acquire.
Maybe one of their current or future studios can continue with the development of Scalebound.
Microsoft should have build up their studios when they first got into the business.It's not like they didn't have the money back then to do so.Had they done that they would have more content released to their platform right now.Another thing is ...and i see this as a poor business decision...Their exclusive going to PC.Why would you by an Xbox if you can play it on PC.
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