Phil Spencer wants to see another killer instinct game on Xbox

By Dom Peppiatt
June 24, 2021 09:45 GMT

Xbox boss Phil Spencer He revealed he wants to see a new addition to the classic fighting game series Killer instinct Please come to Xbox in the future.

Spencer’s appearance in the latest episode of Dropped frame A podcast, an Xbox executive, said his team wants to consider how to bring the series back to the Xbox platform (thanks, VGC).

Apparently, Spencer and Matt Booty, head of Xbox Game Studios, regularly chat about the series, and there are requests from both parties to find a way to revive the fighting game.

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“There are so many great games in our catalog that we want to visit,” Spencer explained in a podcast. “Matt and I have talked about’KI’many times, but where we want to go, it’s not out of our hearts, but in our hearts, in our hearts. .. I want to continue something with “KI”. “

β€œIt’s about finding the right team and the right opportunity,” he continued. “But we are the reaction of the franchise and the community.”

The series hasn’t been loved much since Killer Instinct, which was released on Xbox One in 2013 (three years later, on PC in 2016). It wasn’t a huge success, but it did have a significant impact on the new generation of players. Exposed to the franchise-and that’s only good for the series first launched in 1994.

The Xbox is starting to move at that moment. I’ve heard that Portal and Left 4 Dead designer Kim Swift have recently joined the Xbox, and Space Jam: A New Legacy will be on the Xbox Game Pass on the first day.

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