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Microsoft is Crunching But Xbox One Doesn’t Reek of Bugs Says Penello


We had heard recently that a lot of developers were facing trouble with the Xbox One SDK.

Kotaku reported extensively on that matter stating just as the release dates draw nearer for both the next generation consoles, new things have started to emerge.

Although this had a potential of creating a lot of negativity around the console but head of planning at Xbox, Albert Penello has come up to refute any and all the calls that claim that the launch of Xbox One might be flooded with bugs.

His post on Reddit reads:

There is a really bizarre phenomenon going on right now where the frenzy for news, drama, and behind-the-scenes dealings is clouding logic and reason. There is nothing going on behind the scenes nearly as interesting as everyone would like to believe.

We are a month away from launch, and people are working hard to finalize the last of the bugs. There are still a lot things left to be done. We’re crunching and I’m sure Sony’s crunching too.

On the other hand according to the post by Kotaku, certain sources claimed that they had to resubmit their games for certification with a newer version of SDK. Some went as far as saying that “its going to be a fun few weeks in Microsoft QA.”

I hope that Penello is right in claiming that “things are nowhere near as dire or dramatic or exciting as everyone would like to believe.”

Now either one of two things will happen when the console releases, either we will see that Microsoft was actually struggling to polish the operating system of Xbox One and rid it from the numerous bugs or we will find out that Panello is right in saying that these claims are “drastically overblown vs. reality.”

What are you betting on?