One platform: how the Xbox One could change everything at Microsoft


Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft’s Xbox One unveil, all that remains are questions over the future of the console and the platform that underpins it. How do used games work? How does the online requirement work? What’s the future of indie games? Microsoft isn’t focusing on the game-related specifics. Instead, it’s outlining its vision for the future of TV and entertainment in an effort to change perceptions of its popular brand. Simply put, Xbox isn’t just about gaming anymore; it’s a platform Microsoft believes will transform the living room.

Xbox as an ecosystem?

Xbox One’s possibilities are almost endless if Microsoft opens up this platform fully to third-party developers. Microsoft hasn’t been forthcoming about how this…

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