Phil Spencer: Cloud Available for Other Console’s Exclusives; Few Requests for Xbox App on Mac and More

Phil Spencer: Cloud Available for Other Console’s Exclusives; Few Requests for Xbox App on Mac and More

As usual, Phil Spencer keeps a channel of communication open with the fans, and today he went on one of his usual Twitter sprees, providing some rather interesting information.

First of all, to a fan that asked if Microsoft could lock down Titanfall 2 as exclusive to avoid it loosing its Azure-based cloud features, Spencer explained that Azure is available even to other platforms’ exclusives, as Microsoft wouldn’t prevent anyone from using it.

Of course, he declined to comment on the specific deal on Titanfall.

If you’d like to see the Xbox One app on Mac, you may have to prepare to wait, as Spencer mentioned that there haven’t been many requests:

Lastly, Spencer talked about backward compatibility, explaining that the company wants to make all first party Xbox 360 games available at some point, at least when possible.

He also explained why it takes time to bring more games to the service:

Lastly, Spencer mentioned that in order to enable backward compatibility for the original Xbox, the team would have to figure out how to implement achievements.