Phil Spencer is the New Head of Xbox

Photo: Microsoft

Photo: Microsoft

Microsoft has officially announced the replacement for Marc Whitten as their very own Phil Spencer.

The new Head of Xbox and man of many shirt/blazer combinations, Spencer will be "leading the Xbox, Xbox Live, and creative teams including Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Microsoft Studios" he said in a comment on Xbox Newswire. "Our mission is to build a world-class team, work hard to meet the high expectations of a passionate fan base, create the best games and entertainment and drive technical innovation. As we continue forward, this renewed focus and mission will be a foundational part of how I lead the Xbox program."

Marc Whitten stepped down on the 17th of March and Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, has actively chosen Spencer to head up operations in the Xbox department.