Microsoft's Spencer Tweets Support For State of Decay On Xbox One

Microsoft's Spencer Tweets Support For State of Decay On Xbox One

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The fastest-selling game on Xbox Live has a new, influential fan.

State of Decay, the zombie apocalypse title that recently became the fastest selling original title on Xbox Live, now has a new, highly-placed fan: Microsoft's Phil Spencer. When asked whether Microsoft would support the title switching from Xbox 360 to Xbox One in the coming months, Spencer replied in the affirmative. "I like this idea," he Tweeted. "Those that have followed this studio know that they have bigger plans for the franchise. I'm in."

Whether or not Spencer's words will translate to anything more significant is something for the future. State of Decay, for those not already familiar with the title, is Undead Labs' open world sandbox survival horror game. Your playable characters - over 50 of them - have to gather supplies, fortify their position and do their best to stay alive, in a world gone mad. Forward planning is key to keeping your survivors alive; put a foot wrong, and you're zombie bait.

Though this one is intended for a PC release at some point, right now it's only on Xbox Live. Given Microsoft's recent troubles, a popular title like this headed for Xbox One could be a real shot in the arm for its next gen console.

Source: Phil Spencer Twitter

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I'm excited for Undead Labs' entry into the Xbox One market. I've been following them forever, and the game they are calling Class 4, essentially an MMO version of State of Decay, would be a perfect fit.

Karloff:

Though this one is intended for a PC release at some point, right now it's only on Xbox Live. Given Microsoft's recent troubles, a popular title like this headed for Xbox One could be a real shot in the arm for its next gen console.

I'm confused, wouldn't this be good for the Xbone? If a popular title was attached to it? Or did I misinterpret the meaning of "a shot in the arm"?

mechalynx:

Karloff:

Though this one is intended for a PC release at some point, right now it's only on Xbox Live. Given Microsoft's recent troubles, a popular title like this headed for Xbox One could be a real shot in the arm for its next gen console.

I'm confused, wouldn't this be good for the Xbone? If a popular title was attached to it? Or did I misinterpret the meaning of "a shot in the arm"?

Yes you misinterpreted "shot in the arm" think of it like a steroid shot in the arm rather then a gunshot.

Anyway, it's odd to think that the best console exclusive xbox has right now is an MMO demo made by an indie team. Noy saying State of Decay is bad, but this shows how much the AAA market is slipping.

Ew, no. Microsoft thug go home! Your praise/support are highly suspicious and toxic. The last thing I want for State of Decay is for Xbone to sink it's talons into the sequel. They'll probably try to lock it in as an exclusive, then start d_ckslapping us with DLC and microtransactions.

Nicolaus99:
Ew, no. Microsoft thug go home! Your praise/support are highly suspicious and toxic. The last thing I want for State of Decay is for Xbone to sink it's talons into the sequel. They'll probably try to lock it in as an exclusive, then start d_ckslapping us with DLC and microtransactions.

uh, they already are Microsoft exclusive. Microsoft didn't "sink their talons" into anything. And I'm sure with the success of state of decay, class 4 will almost definitely be Ms exclusive as well. And dlc and micro transactions are the choice of the developer, not MS.

also, this is the escapist, you can say dickslapping. Dickslapping turtledicks. Honorable Vaginal Discharge. Flagrant abuse of language. For freedom. For America.

 

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