Phil Spencer named new boss of Xbox

Phil Spencer named new boss of Xbox

Published On March 31, 2014 | By David Wriglesworth | News

Phil Spencer is the new boss of Xbox, Microsoft has announced.

The former Microsoft Studios chief will lead the Xbox, Xbox Live and creative teams, which include Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Microsoft Studios.

“Combining these teams will strengthen the connection between some of the world’s most innovative creators and those building the Xbox itself,” Spencer said.

“I am incredibly proud of the talented Xbox employees around the world and believe, like they do, in the power of technology to bring games and entertainment to life across console, PC, tablet and mobile devices. It’s been a remarkable year for Xbox and I am honoured to lead the team at this incredible time for Microsoft and the games industry.”

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.