Satya Nadella and Kenichiro Yoshida the managing directors of Microsoft and Sony shake up the gaming industry by announcing a global partnership to share technologies and knowledge related to cloud gaming and modern entertainment platforms.
In memorandum of understanding signed by the top executives of the two technological giants, the CEOs of the two companies are committed to exploring the joint development of cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective video game streaming services. Both Microsoft and Sony also promise to look for shared solutions to deliver services and content through the Microsoft Azure datacenter.
Access to services like PlayStation Now or PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 video game multiplayer lobbies , consequently, it could happen in the future also on Microsoft server . Likewise, Redmond's home services such as Project xCloud could benefit from Sony's technological support on Asian markets and in areas where the Japanese giant is more entrenched.
Working together the two companies aim to offer a more advanced entertainment experience for their customers: these efforts will also include the creation of better development platforms, thanks to which facilitate the work of content creators.