Xbox’s controversial exclusivity deal for Rise of the Tomb Raider may not be as ominous as PlayStation and PC gamers feared. Microsoft admits that the agreement is time-limited. We all know that yesterday square Enix announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be exclusively released for Xbox, today they have also confirmed that the game will also be available on Xbox 360 The game will be officially arrived in Christmas holidays 2015.

Now the latest news is the entry of Xbox chief Phil Spencer, according to him things are a little more complicated.

Xbox’s Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusive is temporary

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Phil Spencer, after confirming the existence of the Xbox 360 version of Rise of the Tomb Raider, has also confirmed that this exclusivity for the Microsoft consoles “has a time period” But Spencer would not confirm how Long the time duration is. 

As you know, yesterday the game was resubmitted exclusively for Xbox with a launch date set for the Christmas holidays 2015. Spencer first confirmed that Tomb Raider is owned by Square Enix and that they could be free after time to release the game on other platforms just as it did with Dead Rising 3 and Ryse: Son of Rome.