Xbox’s Phil Spencer talks HDR Support, Backward Compatible Multi-Disk Games Digital Purchases and More

Xbox’s Phil Spencer talks HDR Support, Backward Compatible Multi-Disk Games Digital Purchases and More

Microsoft’s Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer likes to interact with the Xbox community on Twitter, and today he took to the social platform to answer a few question, giving some interesting information.

First of all, he talked about HDR support for Xbox One, promising more third party HDR-compatible games in the future, and mentioning that the tech is relatively new, which is why not many games support it yet.

He also clarified that the Xbox team is working on the ability to purchase backward compatible multi-disk games like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon digitally.

Interestingly, he mentioned that the team discussed the ability to download any game on your Xbox One to get ready for your purchase, and then simply use the disk for authentication. While he did not make any promise or announcement, he did say “yet.” We’ll see if anything comes out of this in the future.

Last, but not least, Spencer gave a brief overview of his time spent with Rare’s Sea of Thieves, talking a bit about the game’s features.