Bungie may work on other consoles, leaving Microsoft gives company “new energy”

By Mike, Wednesday, 6 August 2008 09:58 GMT

In an interview with GI at Develop last week, Bungie lead AI programmer, Damian Isla said the company won’t rule out working on other consoles in the future.

“For now we are working on Xbox 360 with Microsoft but I don’t know beyond that,” said Isla.

Bungie seems to be enjoying its re-discovered independence, with Isla saying the split from the Redmond giant is “like there’s definitely a new energy in the company and I think that’s exactly what the intention was [in going independent again],” he said.

“There’s a real optimism about where we’re going.”

Full interview through the link.

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