Originally Posted by X-Maniac
I don't see why it's a question of 'competing.'
Fox owns the rights and, as a business, wants to make use of them.
There's also Sony and Warner making superhero movies, not just Fox and Marvel.
Marvel's plan has worked out well, so far anyway, but that doesn't mean all other studios should stop work on their own comic book adaptations.
These movies at the end of the day, are for us to enjoy them. Wheter studios want to "compete" or not.
Movies are for fun, so the more movies/universes/crossovers, the better.
Next Big X-Men Crossover
* 2017- X-Men: Age of Apocalypse
Edit: Forget about 2017:
Official announcement -> X-MEN: APOCALYPSE - MAY 27, 2016!!!!