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The Rocky And Concerning Future Of Microsoft

Posted on Monday, April 1 @ 10:34:30 Eastern by Alex_Osborn


Microsoft
's gaming box may currently be the Call of Duty platform of choice, but the tides could very well turn this holiday season. Sony blew the lid off of the PlayStation 4 back in February, and the hype train is only rolling faster with each passing day, as Microsoft continues to remain silent. Was the company taken off guard? Are they saving something huge for this month or E3? 

For the company's sake I really hope so, as the rest of the Big M isn't thriving quite as much as I'm sure they had hoped. In the cellular space, the Windows Phone has proven to be an inferior alternative to competing Android and iOS devices, and don't even get me started on the Surface. Apple currently dominates the tablet market and I don't see that changing anytime soon.

Then there's Windows 8, the operating system I've only heard negative things about. If Microsoft stubbornly continues to push this new OS onto their next gaming consoles and future Windows Phones, they're going to lose a lot of supporters. 

One of the primary reasons the Xbox 360 dominated the PlayStation 3 in North America was its early head start, which it clearly won't have this time around. The new PlayStation will also be much more developer-friendly than the PS3 was, so the next Xbox doesn't have that competitive edge going for it either. Let's also not forget that Sony has loads of first-party studios committed to pumping out exclusive games, so if Microsoft hopes to stand a chance, they'll need to counter with some of their own, and as much as I love Halo, the platform is going to need more than just the Master Chief to save the day.

Don't get me wrong, I love Microsoft, the Xbox platform, and its first-party lineup. I really want them to succeed, but as each day passes and the company remains silent, I can't help but be a tad bit worried.
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