If a few weeks ago we were surprised with the powerful bet of Google for the game in streaming and its platform Stadia, Sony and Microsoft just announced a historic collaboration aimed at improving this technology. The companies responsible for PlayStation and Xbox One will work hand in hand to make the most of the cloud using technologies such as Microsoft Azure.
” The two companies will explore the joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game services and content broadcasting, reads the official statement. ” Additionally, both will explore the use of current Microsoft Azure content relay solutions for Sony games and services. By working together, “they continue in their writing,” companies want to bring enhanced entertainment experiences to their customers around the world.
They will work together to support their respective game services and content relay ” Efforts also include better development of platforms for the community of content creators. ” Sony and Microsoft currently have streaming gaming platforms such as PlayStation Now, recently released in Spain, or the ambitious Project xCloud technology, which promises to bring Xbox One video games to all kinds of platforms including mobile devices.
” Sony has always been a leader in both entertainment and technology, and the collaboration we are announcing today is built around that history of innovation, ” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. ” Our alliance will bring the power of Azure and its artificial intelligence system to Sony, in order to offer consumers new entertainment and gaming experiences, ” continue the manager.
” Our mission is evolve and perfect PlayStation while continuing to offer the best and greatest entertainment experiences, “commented Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida,” and a cloud environment that guarantees the best possible experiences at any time, anywhere. ” The Japanese believes that their alliance with Microsoft will greatly enhance the advancement of interactive content ”