PWSHub News

Xbox Exclusives Hi-Fi RUSH & Pentiment Reportedly Coming To "Rival Consoles"

"With other first-party titles also under consideration"

Rumours have been circulating recently about Microsoft potentially bringing select games to competitor platforms and Xbox has now confirmed its business update will take place this Thursday.

Along with this, a new report from The Verge now claims the first two "Xbox exclusives" appearing on "rival platforms" post-acquisition will be the Tango Gameworks' title Hi-Fi RUSH and Obsidian Entertainment's Pentiment. Additionally, Rare's Sea of Thieves game is expected to follow at a "later date" and more is also "under consideration".

" Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the company is getting ready to launch a select number of Xbox games on PS5 and Nintendo Switch...The first two games that are set to appear on rival consoles areHi-Fi Rush and Pentiment, according to sources. Microsoft is also currently planning to launch Sea of Thieves on non-Xbox platforms later this year, with other first-party titles also under consideration."

Rumours about Hi-Fi Rush and Sea of Thieves coming to other platforms have been making headlines for a few months now. Some other Xbox games rumouerd to be coming to other platforms include certain Bethesda games like Indiana Jones and Starfield.

The business update this week will follow Microsoft laying off 1,900 Xbox employees (including Bethesda and Activision Blizzard employees) last month. Crash and Spyro developer Toys for Bob has also reportedly scaled back operations.

How would you feel about more Xbox titles on other platforms like the Switch? Leave a comment below.

[source theverge.com]

Liam Doolan

When he’s not paying off a loan to Tom Nook, Liam likes to report on the latest Nintendo news and admire his library of video games. His favourite Nintendo character used to be a guitar-playing dog, but nowadays he prefers to hang out with Judd the cat.

Source: nintendolife.com

Related stories
3 weeks ago - Screenshot: Microsoft Recently, the games industry has been shaken by news that could change the dynamic between console giants Xbox and PlayStation. A number of recent leaks suggested that Microsoft may be planning to put aside...
2 weeks ago - A trio of Xbox exclusives are reportedly on their way to other platforms, including PS5, as part of a change in Microsoft's business strategy which...
2 weeks ago - This Thursday is bound to be an explosive one for the games industry. Following a cryptic tweet from Xbox boss Phil Spencer on Feb. 5, Microsoft has scheduled a “special edition of the Official Xbox Podcast” for 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 15....
2 weeks ago - Hi-Fi Rush and Pentiment are reportedly the first two Xbox games to launch on rival consoles, with Sea of Thieves due later in 2024.
Other stories
30 minutes ago - (Image credit: Android Central) What you need to knowWhatsApp has introduced a feature making it a breeze to search for messages, allowing users...
1 hour ago - One day the Vision Pro could exploit the technology to the fullIf you think Tim Cook has always led a charmed life at the helm of Apple, think...
1 hour ago - You can get two Sonos Era 100 smart speakers for $88 off the normal price in a deal on Woot. It's almost as low as last year's Black Friday price.
1 hour ago - Good afternoon from Las Vegas; I am here for The Netflix Slam, the streaming service’s latest live event. Netflix has tested live programming with...
1 hour ago - Dear Amy: My brother and I have always had a tenuous relationship. Our father was abusive, but we are both in midlife and have led fairly successful...
2 hours ago - The Galaxy Z Fold 6 is one of 2024’s eagerly awaited handsets, and now we know more about Samsung’s plans to support the flagship foldable.