More Single-Player Games Headed To Xbox Going Forward

Single-player games aren't dead at Xbox Game Studios.

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Now Playing: Xbox Bolstering Its Single-Player Lineup - GS News Update

Microsoft's Xbox platform may be synonymous with multiplayer offerings, but the brand is looking to diversify its portfolio in the years to come. It seems more single-player titles are in the works at Xbox and its umbrella studios.

Xbox head Phil Spencer responded to a tweet asking if more single-player games are headed to the platform. "Yes, I can confirm," Spencer replied. He did not specify how many single-player games are in development or what developers are working on single-player titles at the moment. However, Spencer assured that, with the new Xbox Game Studios additions, the brand has "a lot of teams that have built strong [single-player] focused games and we want that to continue."

It's unclear if Spencer is referring to first- or third-party titles. One of the most anticipated single-player games, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, is headed to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 15. And Remedy Entertainment's Control, a single-player action game featuring space-altering supernatural abilities, launches on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on August 27.

Alongside 343 Industries (Halo), Compulsion Games (We Happy Few), Ninja Theory (Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice), Playground Games (Forza Horizon), The Coalition (Gears of War), and more, Xbox announced the acquisition of Double Fine Productions during E3 2019. In November 2018, Xbox also picked up Wasteland 3 developer InXile Entertainment and The Outer Worlds creator Obsidian Entertainment.

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