Xbox CEO Phil Spencer has stated that the company needs to do more to improve the experience of PC players using the Microsoft Store.
According to Verge (via Gamasutra), Spencer acknowledged that he had "heard the feedback" about the problems and suggested planning to reform the digital business front for PC players who often have trouble downloading and installing games directly from the Microsoft Store.
"I think we have a lot of work to do on Windows," Spencer said at Microsoft's XO18 event this weekend. "Windows is something I'm very committed to, I've heard the feedback about our store. I'll take a bigger lead in what happens to the Windows Store, make it really tailor made for the players we know want the best of what we have to offer. "
Microsoft also launched a new one holiday charity campaign, #GivewithXbox. For each photo composition, social media fan posting describes what "game together" means for them, Microsoft will donate $ 5 – up to $ 1 million – value of Xbox products to a selection of game-centered charities "that help bring along game to all "; Kid Games, Player Release, Special Effect, and Operation Supply Drop (OSD).
Microsoft also announced at the XO18 event that keyboard and mouse support came to Xbox One on November 14, 2018, confirming "selected titles" will be activated at the launch of "Insiders", starting with Warframe and epic games "fan-favorite battle royale, Fortnite. It also confirmed that it has added Obsidian Entertainment and inXile to its portfolio of development studios. This is the backdrop of other acquisitions Microsoft published on the E3 this year when it added five new studios – Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games – to its first party series, as well as creating a new studio, The Initiative.