Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony


Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services.” Basically, the Hatfields and McCoys of the gaming world are burying at least part of the hatchet. Microsoft revealed the partnership earlier today. The press release opens with this line, which makes it sound like a peace treaty: “Under the memorandum of understanding signed by the parties…” And you agree not to run ads sniping at each other, a la SEGA and Nintendo…

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