Originally Posted by psylockolussus
I don't see why this should be the case. Not every film that will feature the core X-Men team should be an event movie that will feature a cross-over from a spin-off. It would be very repetitive to the audience, event film+cross-over with another cast.
Fox could still do movies with the core X-Men team with a lower-scale like X2/X1/The Wolverine and still maintain box-office success.
X-Men movies are now Avengers movies. They're only gonna spend $250 million on event movies, not on lead-ins. Days of Future Past is the first event movie.