Home / Gadgets / Xbox CEO Phil Spencer unveiled the Xbox Series S in June and no one noticed • Eurogamer.net

Xbox CEO Phil Spencer unveiled the Xbox Series S in June and no one noticed • Eurogamer.net



We thought the Xbox Series S leaked earlier this week – it turns out Microsoft had shown it to the world back in June and no one noticed.

Xbox’s official Twitter account indicated that boss Phil Spencer had an Xbox Series S on his shelf at home during an interview with journalist Seth Schiesel. That naughty guy!

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.

(The interview in question actually took place on June 24th as part of the GameLab industry conference and was then broadcast live – although it wasn’t published on YouTube until July 1st.)

Spencer responded to confirm that Series S appeared in two more interviews – and no one noticed.

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.

Well, someone noticed, Neil Holmes, account manager for ID @ Xbox developers, and Agostino Simonetta, director of global partnership management at ID @ Xbox.

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.

Here’s the GameLab interview with Spencer if you want to take a closer look at his shelf.

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.

In other Xbox Series X trivia news, Marketing Director Aaron Greenberg explained why the tiny console is code-named Lockhart. It is named after Lockhart, Texas – “the little town with a big heart”.

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.

In the meantime, Microsoft has been explaining the backward compatibility features for the Xbox Series S and has confirmed that the computer will apply its own enhancements to backward compatible games instead of supporting Xbox One X enhancements.

This content is hosted on an external platform that will only display it if you accept targeting cookies. Please activate the display of cookies.




Source link