Phil Spencer Excitedly Teases Banjo-Kazooie Return and Reviving Classic Franchises

After 15 years, Banjo-Kazooie fans finally have hope for a revival, as Xbox CEO Phil Spencer acknowledged the community’s pleas for a new game. In an interview with Windows Central, Spencer addressed the repeated requests for a new game while discussing potential revivals. He emphasized the importance of finding the right team and opportunity to revisit beloved stories and characters from the past.

Spencer also mentioned the involvement of original developers in the process of reviving an old franchise, emphasizing the significance of passion and culture in the development team. Despite rumors and a former developer dismissing the likelihood of a revival, Banjo-Kazooie remains a top Xbox franchise deserving of a return.

While there may not be concrete hints of an actual revival, Banjo-Kazooie fans can find solace in Yooka-Laylee, a spiritual successor created by original developers. Highlighting the enduring appeal of the genre, Yooka-Laylee received praise as a testament to the ongoing legacy of the franchise.

Amelia Zollner, a freelance writer at IGN, expressed her passion for indie and Nintendo games, contributing to various sites outside of IGN. Twitter users can find her at @ameliazollner.


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