Xbox executive Phil Spencer has commented on Sony’s recent PlayStation 5 storefront, stating that the competitor did a “good job,” while acknowledging that the Xbox Series X has “hardware advantages” over the next-gen console. from Sony.
“As a competitor, it’s great to have them out there, so we know what the show is, we watch the device, we watch the games,” Spencer said during the recent GameLab event, as reported by VideoGamesChronicle.
Spencer says he “felt good” after watching the PS5 event because he believes that Microsoft’s own Xbox Series X compares well to the Sony machine.
“Just being honest, I felt good after watching his show,” said Spencer. “I think the hardware advantages we have built will show up as we talk more about our games and frame rates and whatnot.”
Spencer went on to say that he feels “really good” about the Xbox Series X launch line, especially after watching the Sony show announcing titles like Horizon: Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Ratchet & Clank: Rift. Apart, and Gran Turismo 7, among others.
“So I thought they did a good job,” Spencer said of Sony’s PS5 presentation. “I thought they do what they do very well and they did that, but when I think about the position we are in, with the games that we are going to be able to show and how they are going to appear, and the hardware advantage we have, I think we are in a very good position. “
Microsoft’s next big Xbox Series X event is coming in July, and Microsoft will use it to showcase some of its upcoming exclusives, with Halo Infinite in the lead. Spencer said she believes people will “really be happy” with the show after the lackluster show in May.
Microsoft has begun teasing Halo Infinite with a teaser that apparently confirms that The Banished’s enemies are making a comeback.
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