Stephen Elop in charge of Xbox division

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by FireGrey, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. FireGrey
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    FireGrey Undercover Admin

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    Remember that candidate for Microsoft CEO that wanted to drop the Xbox division?
    Well guess who's just been put in charge of the Xbox and Surface divisions.


    This could only mean BIG changes are coming for the Xbone.

    :arrow: Source
     
  2. Warrior522

    Warrior522 "In all things, balance."

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    The quote text is completely invisible in darktemp.

    Also, wow, that's clever.
     
  3. Taleweaver

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    WTF...? :blink:

    Yeah, I remember the name. It's not every day you read a microsoft CEO candidate considering selling the xbox franchise.
    (EDIT: probably should mention that not he but Satya Nadella becam CEO in the end)

    It gives slightly more credibility to the rumor that amazon is interested in buying it, but still...I can't grasp it. Why did they do all the trouble of building the xbone and now that they have it, putting someone in charge who wants to sell it? :unsure:
     
  4. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    People need to remember that the current devices and studios department will change a lot with the merger of Nokia's mobile phone division. Elop is a natural choice at least in the beginning since Microsoft has little experience in the hardware markets compared to Nokia or others. As for the Xbox section, I highly doubt much will happen straight away.
     
  5. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    What Qtis said. Whether or not you agree with his stance, it's hard to argue that he's not the Eloptimal choice right now.