A brand new report claims that Xbox wished to deliver Halo to PlayStation 4, and may very well nonetheless be trying to. Microsoft has been taking a really totally different strategy with its Xbox model in latest months, pushing for cross-platform play and dealing with once-rival corporations. Just not too long ago it was confirmed that the Xbox-owned Banjo-Kazooie is becoming a member of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, marking an enormous change in the best way Microsoft handles its first-party IP.
While Nintendo is embracing Xbox’s willingness to create partnerships, Sony has at all times been reluctant to take action. Understandably so, since PlayStation 4 is the clear frontrunner within the “console struggle.” Why take the chance of permitting a recreation that enables log-ins to Xbox Live while you’re already on high? Despite this stance, that apparently hasn’t deterred Microsoft from attempting.
It seems that Xbox was even exploring the potential for bringing Halo: The Master Chief Collection to PS4. This is in accordance with a brand new report from former IGN staffer Colin Moriarty, who made the declare throughout a latest episode of his Sacred Symbols: A PlayStation Podcast. “I’ve it on good authority that Master Chief Collection was being talked about on PS4 years in the past. Like, I’ve that on nice authority,” mentioned Moriarty to co-host Chris Ray Gunn.
Seeing Master Chief run round on PlayStation 4 can be one thing akin to an episode of The Twilight Zone. Still, it is clear that Xbox is trying to play ball with the opposite producers so long as it is in a position to deliver some type of Xbox Live compatibility to the video games it ports. Apparently, Nintendo is ok with the concept of doing so, and the corporate has begun reaping the rewards for simply that because of this.
There at the moment are rumors that Xbox Game Pass is on its approach to Switch. While that service hasn’t been confirmed for Nintendo platforms but, Cuphead coming to Switch (alongside the aforementioned look of Banjo-Kazooie in Smash Ultimate) are the blossoming emblems of an exquisite partnership. Xbox will probably maintain pushing PlayStation to work with them, particularly now that Microsoft and Sony are working collectively on Azure recreation streaming expertise. Only time will inform if Halo will come to PlayStation (or Nintendo Switch for that matter), however with the subsequent technology of recreation consoles goes to be attention-grabbing.
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Source: Sacred Symbols: A PlayStation Podcast – Colin Moriarty
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