Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty has shared that Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive games could face delays due to the novel coronavirus.\n\n\n\nMatt Booty has provided an update about the situation at internal studios right now. He has not made any specific announcement but claimed that Xbox is leaving any decision in the hands of studio heads to have their teams as safe and sound as possible.\n\n\n\nMicrosoft also has Xbox Series X releasing this holiday, but the next-gen console is not reportedly facing such risks.\n\n\n\n"We know that gaming connects people during times of social distancing, and we are committed to delivering the highest quality Xbox Game Studios games for our global community of players," he mentioned.\n\n\n\n"At the same time," though, "the health and safety of our XGS development teams is our top priority."\n\n\n\nMatt has reckoned that, due to multiple studios being in the United States and Europe, where the COVID-19 outbreak is having a severe impact on people's lives, "each studio is facing unique challenges and constraints depending on its particular location, and many of our external development partners around the world are similarly affected."\n\n\n\nHe added that "we are supporting our studio leaders to make the right decisions for their teams and their individual games during this challenging time.\u201d\n\n\n\nXbox Game Studios is releasing\u00a0Minecraft Dungeons\u00a0and\u00a0Gears Tactics\u00a0in April, and Mojang has already\u00a0issued a tweet\u00a0to inform fans that the release window could be indefinitely delayed because of the virus. Splash Damage has not commented. \n\n\n\nOther Xbox first-party games slated for 2020 are Obsidian Entertainment's\u00a0Grounded, scheduled for the Summer, and 343 Industries'\u00a0Halo Infinite, with the latter already having the\u00a0team smart working\u00a0and possibly safe from risks of delays, also thanks to the game launching later this year. \n\n\n\nPlayStation has shared\u00a0a similar press release, hinting at possible delays for triple-A titles such as\u00a0The Last of Us Part II\u00a0and\u00a0Ghost of Tsushima, even though nothing is guaranteed at the moment.