The company takes the next generation consoles very seriously.
With the eighth console generation, a new generation of console wars will begin. Microsoft continues to speed up preparations for the next-generation Xbox. Recently, new information came from The Initiative, which the studio set up to produce games for the next-generation Xbox. Located in Santa Monica, the studio incorporated a group of designers who worked on the latest God of War game. The company included Ian Miller, Kai Zheng, Chris O’Neill and Ray Yeomans. Microsoft recently acquired Robert Ryan, chief designer of Naughty Dog.
Including some of the developers who have worked in the new generation Tomb Raider series, the studio also transferred people working on the Sunset Overdrive and Marvel's Spider-Man projects to the Insomniac team. Microsoft has recently transferred developers from the Rockstar Games team to the GTA and Red Dead Redemption series. In the next generation, it may come up with very solid construction. It is estimated that the company, which transferred the developers of the Forza series to The Initiative, has spent resources on an open-world game.