While Microsoft’s Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis didn’t specifically said Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and FIFA 12 titles, he did mentioned the name “Call of Duty” and “FIFA” which he stated experience better on their main gaming platform, Xbox 360.
In a recent interview with Eurogamer, Chris Lewis says that while exclusives are very important, Microsoft is continuously working towards making more exclusive titles and promises that we will see more exclusives in the future, he also says that Microsoft is constantly making sure that multiplatform games are better on the Xbox 360.
“[Exclusives] are important,” he said. ”DLC windows of exclusivity are critical for us for differentiation… Exclusive IP is critical. You’ll see more of that over time. You’ll also see us, though, committed to working with people like EA and Activision on their cross-platform consoles to make sure they play better, and they integrate better across PC, phone and the console in a way other people’s just simply can’t.
“We’re also pretty confident the cross-platform experience is better on Xbox,” he added. “We enjoy great success with Call of Duty. Live is the oxygen that runs through our business. The experience users have through Xbox Live is a fundamental differentiator for us versus other platforms. FIFA is another one. Certainly here in Europe football is a religion. Our ongoing commitment to experiencing better and playing better on Xbox is partly a function of what we do with Xbox Live.”
Previously, he hinted at the possibility of the replacement for Xbox 360 in the ten year lap within it’s so called 10 year life.