Microsoft and Sony’s surprise game streaming alliance is a shocker, and it raises an uncomfortable truth about the cloud wars (MSFT, SNE)
|05/17/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- On Thursday, Microsoft and Sony made a joint announcement that they would “explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services.”
- This partnership came as a big shock: They’ve been fierce rivals since the first Microsoft Xbox challenged the Sony PlayStation 2 in 2001.
- However, it makes a lot of sense: The next big thing in gaming is cloud streaming, and it’s difficult and expensive to build a cloud platform that can hang with those from Microsoft and Google — both of whom have their own cloud gaming services read more >>>