VR will not play a significant role on Project Scarlett, the boss of Xbox has indicated.
Xbox chief Phil Spencer toldStevivorin a recent interview that Xbox customers simply are not asking for VR. But it also sounds like Spencer doesn’t fancy VR himself, either.
“I have some issues with VR,” he said. “It’s isolating and I think of games as a communal, kind of together experience. We’re responding to what our customers are asking for and … nobody’s asking for VR.
” The vast majority of our customers know if they want a VR experience, there’s places to go get those. We see the volumes of those on PC and other places. “
Spencer also admitted there’s not much money to be made from VR.” Nobody’s selling millions and millions “of VR units, he said . “I think we might get there [eventually]. But yeah, that’s not where our focus is. “