Call of Duty Could Hit PS Plus and “PlayStation 7” says Spencer, “Forever” Deal Won’t Happen
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・Microsoft’s head of games, Phil Spencer, has said he’s open to committing to Sony and regulators to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for the long term. .However, it seems that it cannot be said to be “forever”
Spencer suggested that Microsoft would treat Call of Duty the same as Minecraft and offered to extend its contract with Sony by three years, but PlayStation boss Jim Ryan denounces the deal as “inadequate on many levels”
・Spencer, who appeared on The Verge’s Decoder podcast, said that as Microsoft continues to wait for approval of its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard,Willing to make commitments that satisfy Sony and global regulatorsexplained
・Mr. Spencer“I’m totally fine with signing a contract with Sony for a few years and making a promise to keep releasing CoD on PlayStation. I’m very willing to do that. No problem at all.”,“But you can’t write a contract like ‘forever’.”,“It’s perfectly fine to make long-term commitments that Sony will agree with and regulators will agree with.”talked with
Mr. Spencer also“Keep releasing CoD on PlayStation” doesn’t mean “you can still play if you allow Xbox Game Pass on PlayStation”also revealed
・If Sony wants to bring CoD to PS Plus, Spencer says he’s in favor of that too.
・Spencer promises CoD will stay on PlayStation for a long time, but not necessarily forever
Of course, Spencer’s remarks will lead to a lot of speculation.
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