Start Hoarding That Xbox. It’s Now Officially a Discontinued Microsoft Product. – Slate Magazine (blog)
Since 2013, two important things have happened: First, Microsoft got a new CEO in Satya Nadella, who’s had great success already in unifying the company under one banner. Second, the Xbox business is now headed up by Phil Spencer, a team player who’s indicated his desire to bring the ship closer to the fleet, so to speak.