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Don’t Expect Xbox VR As Microsoft’s Phil Spencer Says Xbox Is “Focused On Software”

Virtual reality is an ever-growing platform that enables people to play games in new ways. It brings us experiences we wouldn’t be able to experience otherwise, such as playing through Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx, and it gives us new ways to play old classics, like Resident Evil 4 VR on the Oculus Quest 2. 

While virtual reality continues to expand in the gaming space, it’s nowhere near as popular as traditional video game console experiences, and it’ll likely remain that way for now. That’s why Xbox is remaining committed to software, rather than hardware such as virtual reality, this generation, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer. 

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“I think that the hardware innovation that’s happening is great and it’s an important enabler, [but] right now, I’m deciding to stay more in the software side of that enablement,” Spencer said during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live … Read more