Microsoft Hints At Xbox One Digital Sharing Making A Return

Microsoft has explained that its original digital vision for the Xbox One has not been forgotten, and could see some of the digital-only elements making a return in the future.

Speaking to Gamespot, Xbox chief Phil Spencer has revealed that the company is still looking at ways to reintroduce digital game sharing between players.

“We believe in a digital future on our box,” Spencer said. “I know when I say this I always get beat up, but I think some of what we were trying to say last summer was right.

“We understand what games you own and who you are and how you move around and who you might want to loan rights to your games or gift your games to. We totally believe in that future. And any other marketplace you play in, these kind of mechanisms are out there.

“We are now fully heads down on thinking about and building out the future of our digital marketplace to enable what people would expect, and hopefully some things that will delight them beyond their expectations.”

Spencer also revealed that Microsoft has been tinkering around with its own VR technology, and could see it introduce its own VR headset in the near future. He also stated that the company has an exciting E3 conference planned jam-packed with software reveals.

Also to note, former Xbox One head Marc Whitten has promised an exciting future for Xbox, and digital game sharing might very well be a part of that future.