The affected positions appear to be at Inside Xbox and Mixer with heavy implications that Microsoft is moving away from internal original content creation.
At Casual Connect London, Guy Richards from ID@Xbox outlined a number of key learnings for indies.
It's a smart move but it does mean that Microsoft will no longer be adding to the backwards compatibility list for Xbox One.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has gone on record to note that "physical is a choice that millions of people love."
E3 2019: Xbox unveils Project Scarlett, new xCloud options, plans to acquire Double Fine Productions
Microsoft didn't pull any punches at E3 this year, rolling out dozens of games for Xbox Game Pass while growing its studio system and preparing for next-gen.
Jim Ryan categorically rules out merger, but could a situation exist where both could come together? We ask analysts to answer the question.
Microsoft is taking its best-selling franchise to augmented reality on iOS and Android starting 'late summer,' potentially expanding an already enormous Minecraft player-base across all platforms.
In the crossover event of the decade, CEOs Kenichiro Yoshida and Satya Nadella have released a 'memorandum of understanding' that will bring the companies together to solve mutual technological problems.
Microsoft's mixed reality device works without wires and promises a more ergonomic experience than its predecessor. Though there's still no word on exactly when users outside the developer program can purchase them, the kits are available for pre-order and due out this year.
Xbox continues its steady march towards being a service, rather than a mere hardware platform, by integrating first-party in-game rewards with streaming service, Mixer.