Xbox Publishing hearsay claims an enormous partnership is being labored on
Xbox International Publishing might have an enormous new partnership within the works based on a brand new hearsay.
The declare comes from Home windows Central reporter Jez Corden, as you possibly can see within the tweet beneath. It is attention-grabbing to notice the emote that Corden makes use of on the very finish of the tweet, which some assume might level to Sega or Ubisoft probably becoming a member of the Xbox International Publishing lineup.
Do not rely out Xbox International Publishing both. 👀
Some actually attention-grabbing partnerships within the works. 🌀
— Jez 👩🏻💻 (@JezCorden) April 7, 2021
Let’s begin with why some think about this to be a reference to Sega. As famous by Inverse, there have been persistent rumors of an acquisition of the Sonic studio for fairly a while, which have been even dispelled by Xbox forward of final yr’s Tokyo Recreation Present. Corden’s tweet above makes use of an emblem that additionally bears a resemblance to the Dreamcast brand as effectively.
Now onto Ubisoft. You would possibly recall that on the very finish of final yr and into early January 2021, rumors have been circulating that Ubisoft video games might be coming to Xbox Recreation Cross within the close to future. Corden truly jumped into this dialog in early January, including that the rumors have been probably true primarily based on what he had heard. We’re now into April although, and the rumors have not materialized into any Ubisoft video games becoming a member of Xbox’s subscription service. Moreover, these rumors would additionally concern Recreation Cross, not the International Publishing arm of Xbox.
Nonetheless, do not rely out Ubisoft working with Xbox on Recreation Cross simply but. This would not precisely be out of the query, with EA Play having joined the console model of Xbox Recreation Cross final yr in 2020, and the PC model of the service earlier this yr.
In flip, loads of rumors surrounding Xbox Recreation Cross have been circulating over the previous few weeks. A brand new report claims that six Sq. Enix video games are being added to the service comparatively quickly, whereas the unannounced Battlefield 6 might apparently be launching by means of the service later this yr. As ever, we’ll want to attend for official affirmation on this one, even when Corden’s tweet has poured extra gas on the rumor hearth.
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