Microsoft expands Azure Gaming team to UK

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Christopher Dring

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Xbox veteran Harvey Eagle will lead the Azure Gaming effort in the UK.

Microsoft has been investing heavily in its games enterprise business as it wants more developers making use of cloud technology (Azure) and cross-play. It launched the ID@Azure programme, to make its cloud services more available to smaller teams, and launched the Gaming Ecosystem Organisation (GEO) led by Sarah Bond.

Harvey Eagle

Alongside Azure, Microsoft also offers numerous other tools and services to developers within its ‘Game Stack’ product line — including the likes of Havok, Visual Studio and DirectX.

The goal of the Azure Gaming team is to get

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