Microsoft bosses reportedly pushing for no “red line” around which Xbox games launch on PlayStation

A fresh report into the inner workings of Microsoft and the influence of its top boss Satya Nadella has shed new light on the pressure for Xbox to release more of its games on rival platforms in a bid to boost profits.

Windows Central states that the plan to launch more Xbox games on PlayStation and Nintendo consoles, an operation dubbed “Latitude”, has sparked “debate and unease” within the company at whether the move makes sense.

Publicly, Xbox has suggested it is testing the waters with the four games launched so far – multiplatform titles that could benefit from more players, like Sea of Thieves and Grounded, as well as smaller titles that have already reached the majority of their likely audience on Xbox, like Hi-Fi Rush and Pentiment.

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