Xbox One: “New IP is critical,” says Spencer, comments on new Gears of War

By Dave Cook, Wednesday, 29 January 2014 09:22 GMT

Xbox One will see several new triple-a IP launch across its life-span, according to new tweets out of Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. New IP is critical to the console, he says.

It follows Microsoft’s acquisition of the Gears of War IP, with development of the new Xbox One shooter handed to Black Tusk Studios. These new job posts suggest it’ll be an emotional, character-led story.

Now, Spencer has reflected on the deal and other new projects in the works for Xbox One on Twitter. First, he responded to a fan asking for more new IP on the console.

Gamers then started asking Spencer for insight into Black Tusk Studios and the new Gears of War title, and stressed that the studio had been incubating ideas for whenever Microsoft decided to announce the team’s first game, and stressed that the studio’s E3 2013 tech demo was merely to announce the company, not a new game.

He added:

Are you confident in Microsoft’s ability to steer new IP on Xbox One? Let us know below.

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