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Phil Spencer is the new Head of Xbox

Microsoft have announced today who will now take over as the new Head of Xbox. Marc Whitten recently departed from the role and Phil Spencer will now be the man in the hot seat. Phil will be leading Xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Microsoft Studios.

Phil has said of his new role, "The growth of the Xbox community, with over 80 million Xbox owners around the world, is built on the foundation of exclusive franchises, new and original IP and the world’s most popular cross-platform games. Games and gamers have always been at the core of Xbox and the core of my work - and gaming will be our core as we take Xbox forward."
"This past year has been a growth experience both for me and for the entire Xbox team. We’ve taken feedback, made our products better and renewed our focus on what is most important, our customer. Our mission is to build a world-class team, work hard to meet the high expectations of a passionate fan base, create the best games and entertainment and drive technical innovation. As we continue forward, this renewed focus and mission will be a foundational part of how I lead the Xbox program."
Spencer also teases there is more exciting news as we approach E3. We will keep you updated as this news develops.


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