Gears Tactics developer says Xbox Game Pass 'frees up' metrics for success, allows teams to take risks
Microsoft's gaming subscription service is allowing the teams at Xbox to be more flexible.
What you need to know
- The Coalition held an interview with VentureBeat recently.
- In the interview, Operations Director Mike Crump explained that Xbox Game Pass allows the teams to take risks and not rely on "metrics for success."
- Gears Tactics is set to release on April 28 for PC.
- It's coming to Xbox sometime later in 2020.
Gears Tactics is coming soon and ahead of its release, The Coalition talked with Jeff Grubb at VentureBeat about how Xbox Game Pass changes the business model for different teams at Xbox. Mike Crump, Operations Director at The Coalition, had this to say.
Xbox marketing general manager Ben Decker also talked about how Microsoft views Game Pass like going to a movie theater, where smaller art house projects and big blockbusters are both shown. You can check out the full interview at VentureBeat.
Gears Tactics is set to release on April 28 for Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) and Steam. It's coming to Xbox sometime later this year. For another look at the game, you can check out the launch trailer here.
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