Microsoft products in recent months it has adopted a precise strategy aimed at organizing smaller and more frequent events. Last month, for example, the Redmond company held a large showcase with theID @ Xbox and also announced an event dedicated to Age of Empires. Connecting to this, it seems that in the coming months Microsoft could continue on this line by organizing a new virtual event dedicated to Xbox called "What's Next".
Since the Build 2021, the company's developer conference to be held from 25 27 to May, it seems that Microsoft is intent on creating mini events focused on upcoming games. The journalist from ZDnet Mary Jo Foley, source of the news, says that this new virtual event dedicated to Xbox will take place "in the coming weeks".
In February Jason Ronald, director of program management for Xbox Series X, he anticipated new "exciting" features coming to Series X and S this year, stating that what had been unveiled so far for the two next-generation consoles was "just the beginning":
As a team, we are really excited about this initial response from fans around the world. We have a lot of really exciting things coming up in the coming months and years to come. We are also working closely with key game developers across the industry to take full advantage of all the next-generation features we have implemented in the Xbox Series S and Series X. We are really excited as we move forward through the year and get closer to this. party to start sharing more details on what's in development and how you can take advantage of these next generation platforms.
Furthermore, according to other rumors, it seems that Microsoft is in talks to buy the platform Discord for over 10 billion dollars. If this were true, it would be an additional investment after the one made with theacquisition di ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks.