[UPDATE: MS clarifies] Matt Booty, Head of Microsoft Studios, says it's all about what makes sense for a particular franchise. We chat with analysts about the evolving Xbox software strategy. (Image: VentureBeat)
As both inXile and Double Fine come under the Microsoft banner, their fairly lengthy Fig campaigns are showing returns for those that invested in the games on the crowd-investing platform.
The biggest streamer in the world heads to Microsoft-owned service after company recently lays off internal content creators.
Nadella, a vocal advocate for Microsoft Azure, told Fortune that a growing number of companies are using the platform for cloud gaming services, including direct rival Sony. The Microsoft CEO said that this unlikely partnership is built on trust.
As Twitch continues to struggle to find its way for digital safety and taking a stand on toxicity, Mixer is steadfast in its community-first approach.
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It's a smart move but it does mean that Microsoft will no longer be adding to the backwards compatibility list for Xbox One.