Xbox Acknowledges “The Journey” It’s Been On To Revive GoldenEye 007

It’s been a long one.

No, you’re not dreaming – Rare’s legendary N64 shooter GoldenEye 007 is actually coming to the Nintendo Switch this week. Yes, after ongoing requests, it’s finally making a comeback on the Switch Online Expansion Pack service this Friday.

Although we’ll never truly know just how difficult it has been to revive this classic first-person shooter, not long after the release date was locked in yesterday, Xbox’s head Phil Spencer took a moment to acknowledge “the journey” Microsoft’s gaming division has been on to make it happen. As you might recall, there have been a lot of licensing issues to overcome and there was even a cancelled remaster along the way. Here’s exactly what he had to say:

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