Elder Scrolls 6 Exclusivity Not About Punishing Other Platforms, Spencer Says

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After Starfield, Bethesda Game Studios is releasing The Elder Scrolls VI, and it will be an exclusive to Xbox and PC after Microsoft acquired parent company ZeniMax. Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now spoken again about the exclusivity deal, telling GQ it’s not about “punishing” other platforms, but making it exclusive to Xbox and PC was important so it could take advantage of the “full complete package” of what Microsoft can offer.

“It’s not about punishing any other platform, like I fundamentally believe all of the platforms can continue to grow,” he said. “But in order to be on Xbox, I want us to be able to bring the full complete package of what we have. And that would be true when I think about Elder Scrolls VI. That would be true when I think about any of our franchises.”

The “full complete package” that Spencer is referring to is seemingly everything that Microsoft offers, including Xbox Live, Game Pass, Cloud Gaming, and other Xbox features that might not be possible if The Elder Scrolls VI launched on other platforms.

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