Microsoft's Phil Spencer Discusses Plans to Preserve and Revitalize Activision Blizzard's Classic Titles

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer Discusses Plans to Preserve and Revitalize Activision Blizzard’s Classic Titles

Following the Acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Microsoft's Xbox Chief Talks About the Importance of Being Good Custodians of Gaming Memories and Potential Franchise Revisits

Microsoft’s Gaming CEO, Phil Spencer, has shared insights into the company’s plans for leveraging Activision Blizzard’s vast library of classic titles following the high-profile acquisition. In a recent interview on the Official Xbox Podcast, Spencer emphasized the importance of being responsible custodians of the gaming content that has left indelible marks on players across various platforms and decades.

The acquisition of Activision Blizzard has granted Microsoft access to an extensive portfolio of gaming franchises, encompassing iconic titles such as Call of Duty, Diablo, Warcraft, Starcraft, Overwatch, Crash Bandicoot, and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. This diverse collection includes both modern releases like Overwatch 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and cherished classic titles, including the beloved platformer Spyro the Dragon and the seminal real-time strategy game Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos.