Phil Spencer was named head of Microsoft’s Xbox division earlier this week, and he’s already putting his best foot forward when it comes to deciding what the systems should be focused on – games.

Spencer has launched a “gaming first” mantra for the systems. “Xbox is a gaming brand and (Microsoft) took the person who was at the head of the gaming franchises to lead the Xbox team,” said Spencer, speaking with Polygon. “With me, you’re going to get a focus on gaming first and a best platform to play games on. It’s not a focus we ever lost but it’s one I’ll be accentuating at Microsoft. It’s really going to be a gaming-led focus with Xbox and my new role allows us to execute on that.”

Spencer elaborated more on gaming content with his job. “I see the conversation focusing more on the games: what new IP we are investing in, what’s going on in Japan, what we are doing with Halo,” he said. “It’s my job to make sure the best content shows up there…maybe a mix of things we’re bringing back from the past, like Killer Instinct, which was very successful, as well as new IPs, like Quantum Break, Sunset Overdrive and other things we haven’t announced yet.”

“As the conversation with the customers today centers around the content that we have, that’s the majority of my focus. And we’re talking to developers about the next thing they want to be doing on Xbox,” he concluded.

Source: Polygon