- Dec 11, 2018
Microsoft has released a statement regarding the impact of COVID-19 on its upcoming exclusive Xbox and PC games. In short, no projects have been officially delayed, but Microsoft has acknowledged that its teams are facing "unique challenges and constraints" as they shift to a work-from-home setup.
Matt Booty Statement On COVID-19 Impact On Xbox Games:
"We know that gaming connects people during times of social distancing, and we are committed to delivering the highest quality Xbox Game Studios games for our global community of players. At the same time, the health and safety of our XGS development teams is our top priority. Each studio is facing unique challenges and constraints depending on its particular location, and many of our external development partners around the world are similarly affected. We are supporting our studio leaders to make the right decisions for their teams and their individual games during this challenging time.”
Xbox Releases Statement On COVID-19's Impact On First-Party Game Development
Xbox boss Matt Booty says each studio is facing "unique challenges and restraints."