In a surprising turn of events, previously confidential Microsoft documents found their way into the public domain. The news rapidly circulated on the Internet, sparking discussions about the intentions of the American tech giant.
Phil Spencer’s Response
Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft’s gaming division, responded to the leak in a manner that raised eyebrows. Rather than denying or pointing fingers, he acknowledged the leaked materials, emphasizing that the documents were dated, and business plans are subject to evolution. Spencer pledged to eventually share this information with the public, emphasizing the need for enthusiasm in doing so.
Addressing Microsoft Employees
Simultaneously, Phil Spencer communicated with Microsoft employees regarding the situation. His message, notably devoid of reprimand, urged the team to maintain focus on their primary objectives, such as supporting Forza Motorsport and Starfield. He encouraged everyone to glean valuable lessons from the incident.
NIXSOLUTIONS notes that the leaked documents contained insights into improved versions of the Xbox Series X/S and new console controllers. Additionally, a previously undisclosed Bethesda Softworks release schedule surfaced, revealing plans for remasters of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Fallout 3, a Dishonored sequel, and an intriguing project titled “DOOM Year Zero.”