According to recent news, Microsoft employees were disappointed about the possibility of losing their privileges for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. However, the latest update reveals that this policy has been canceled, and employees will continue to enjoy the benefits of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for free. Coming to the rescue is Phil Spencer, the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, who communicated his message to the employees through the internal communication platform, Microsoft Viva. He assured them that these benefits will remain unchanged and apologized for any confusion caused to the employees.
The Verge website speculates that this change in policy might have come from the HR department, with Spencer being unaware of it initially. However, when the criticism emerged, Spencer intervened and ensured that the benefits were restored to their original state.
TLDR: Microsoft employees were initially concerned about losing access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for free. However, CEO Phil Spencer stepped in to reassure them that the benefits will continue unchanged. The decision to cancel the policy might have originated from the HR department, but Spencer’s intervention ensured the restoration of privileges.