Microsoft Appears to Confirm My Video Game Theory (Premium)


In an article about video game console generations, Phil Spencer supported my theory that Microsoft will eventually stop making its own hardware.

Don't misunderstand this statement: I don't believe that Microsoft is exiting the video game market. Instead, I've stated in the past that its hardware failures combined with a growing prowess in cloud services lead to a natural conclusion: A coming Xbox generation will be services-based and hardware-agnostic, and Microsoft will stop making Xbox consoles over time.

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