Xbox Chief Phil Spencer Reaffirms That Microsoft Won’t Do A Dedicated Handheld Gaming Device

New Xbox head Phil Spencer answered lots of questions from Xbox fans and followers on Twitter. Few things were quite interesting, which you can read below. He confirmed that Microsoft will not do a dedicated handheld gaming device. Microsoft is focusing on gaming on Windows Phone and Windows tablets and controller support may come someday. Also, he answered few queries on E3 announcement. He said that Cortana won’t be part of the E3 presentation. He confirmed that Microsoft will announce new IP and new sequels at E3 this year in June.

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  • Vương Vi-Nhuyễn – 王微軟

    This isn’t really news, nor is this surprising, Sony failed at it, Nintendo has been king since the 1980′s in the handheld region, and Windows Phone fills this in for Microsoft, Xbox LIVE for Windows Phone should simply improve, and with the coming universal apps, I see this as something that is completed. :-)

  • nohone

    I would settle for a Lumia device without a cell radio. Use the Windows store, and I have one app/game that is on my media player, cell, tablet, desktop, and Xbox.

    • JustinJ

      Lumina still being made? That is good news if true, i was under the impression it died when Nokia died.

  • Windows_Freak

    I think a better question to ask would be: When can we expect to see a Kinect extension cable for the Xbox One?