Microsoft To Soon Launch New Mobile Gaming InitiativeMarch 1, 2014 1 Comment
A newly posted Microsoft Career posting has recently revealed a renewing of focus on gaming and game development for Microsoft. They are in search for strong Software Development Engineers who are passionate about game technologies to join their newly formed team. Check out the job description below:
“New Devices and Gaming” is looking for passionate and experienced developers to join us. Your contribution will have direct impact on how we win back our game developers from our competitors. As a member of the newly formed team, you will have the rare opportunity to influence our planning and design from the beginning. We will create a modern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable across various platforms including Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Working on the gaming technologies, you will collaborate with both internal partner teams across the company and external ecosystem partners to enable end-to-end gaming scenarios.
Two things worth mentioning:
- Microsoft is planning on “winning back the game developers” with the new initiative .
- Microsoft is creating a modern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable across various platforms.
This in terms leaves you feeling that Microsoft is ready to put the extra effort in making mobile game development a success! No mention of Xbox enablement but if it comes to games and Microsoft, you can bet your bottom dollar that Xbox achievements are around the corner!
Check out the career posting and please apply if you are in just as big of a hurry as the loyal Windows Phone gamers(first and foremost) ready to play!
Source: Microsoft Careers