Phil Spencer Feels Good About Xbox Series X Launch This Year

Xbox boss Phil Spencer recently appeared on the Talking Games With Reggie And Harold podcast, and was questioned about whether things were on track with the Xbox Series X.

In response, Spencer revealed that the team had another hardware review last week at the time of recording, and that the company feels good about its supply chain:

"We had another hardware review, Liz Hamren and the team, we did that this week. And our supply chain we feel good about, the hardware side feels like we'll be able to get enough units, and we're pretty committed as we've talked about to a worldwide launch, which regretfully we didn't do with Xbox One."

Spencer went on to talk more about the effects of COVID-19 on game production, reiterating the difficulties that some developers are facing with the likes of motion capture and symphonic capture, but also revealing he still feels "really good" about the Xbox Series X's launch this holiday:

"I think on the games side, things that are pre-content complete might be impacted more than things that are post-content complete. And then the last thing - the QA side of it of just making sure we've got the right time. We have take-home kits now for the next Xbox and I'm looking at mine right now here sitting behind the monitor, but getting them out to all of the people who are testing and how we do that... We've had to work through some challenges, but feel good about timelines, feel really good about this holiday."

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