Apple’s cloud gaming rules “go the opposite direction” for competition, says Microsoft Gaming CEO | – Times of India

Microsoft will not be bringing an Xbox Cloud Gaming app to iOS devices at this time due to an inability to properly monetise the service under Apple‘s current App Store policies, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer told The Verge.Despite recent changes by Apple to App Store policies both globally and in the European Union under…

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Future of Xbox: How Microsoft plans use PlayStation, other rival platforms to grow gaming business – Times of India

One of the most talked about ‘problems’ during antitrust hearings on Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard was exclusivity of the games. At that time, company CEO Satya Nadella said that keeping games, especially Call of Duty, exclusive “makes no economic or strategic sense” for Microsoft and that it wants to get games “on more platforms.”…

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Microsoft gaming chief will reveal more about Xbox’s “vision for the future” next week – Times of India

Microsoft is planning to bring its upcoming slate of Xbox exclusives to PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch consoles, and if rumours are to be believed the multi-platform release could begin with the upcoming HiFi Rush and Indiana Jones title. Now, after a week of chit-chat, Microsoft Gaming CEO, Phil Spencer has broken his silence, saying…

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Microsoft Layoffs: Microsoft to cut 1,900 jobs in Activision Blizzard, Xbox units: Read gaming CEOs memo to staff | – Times of India

Microsoft has announced that it is laying off 1,900 employees from the recently-acquired Activision Blizzard and Xbox this week. A majority of roles are being cut from the Activision Blizzard team and there will also be a reduction in the headcount in Xbox and ZeniMax units. The cuts represent about 8% of the overall Microsoft…

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