Playstation and Xbox were considered competitors but in a
recent announcement from Microsoft and Sony, they’re now partners.
Why did Sony partner with Microsoft?
There is a major reason why Sony Playstation partnered up
with Microsoft is that they will be using Microsoft Azure services to make
their games for Cloud-Gaming, which will help Playstation lovers to get more
games on Playstation
Now and Playstation Vue.
The major reason why Sony and Microsoft have shaken hands
despite being each other’s competitors is to beat Google
Stadia in cloud gaming industry. We’re sure Playstation and Xbox will be
seeing lots of games that can be played on both consoles as well as Cross-Play
between two consoles are most likely to happen.
Head of Xbox Gaming, Phil Spencer took to twitter to express
his views on this partnership.
In the return, Sony will be providing Microsoft semiconductors
and sensors that Microsoft will use in their Cloud AI development. But it is
confirm that we will be seeing more PS and Xbox exclusive content in the coming
days after this partnership.
What does this Xbox and PS Partnership for Gaming means for Gamers?
This deal happened at the upper level, meaning most of the
Sony employees were shocked to read this news, The Verge reported. It is indeed
shocking for most of us but is good news for the console lovers to see more
interactive gaming in near future.
Xbox between 2018 and 2019 done a great job, and outselling
Playstation in terms of Membership after they released their Xbox
Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass ultimate while Sony’s Playstation struggle to
launch a cloud gaming or Xbox Game Pass like service (Playstation Now) for its
Xbox Gaming Head, Phil Spencer also said in E3 2019 that he is thrilled to see more and more people joining Xbox Game Pass and has
been outselling Playstation Now. Even Microsoft
Project xCloud outperformed Google’s Stadia in cloud gaming section.