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Sony and Microsoft, the alliance for the cloud: the association will be ‘very strong’



Sony and Microsoft, the alliance for the cloud: the association will be ‘very strong’


In May of last year, the news of an agreement between Sony and Microsoft aimed at favoring the development of technologies related to cloud gaming was surprising.

Now more details about it arrive: the association, in fact, seems to be more alive than ever. about the last Corporate strategy meeting of Sony, the executive vice president Toru Katsumoto took the floor to discuss this specific aspect, underlining once again its great importance. According to the manager, microsoft has spent on offering a Sony numerous information and explanations related to the operation of the technology that animates Azurewhich Katsumoto did not hesitate to define «beautifull«.

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From the announcement of the deal to today, the collaboration between the two industry giants has taken numerous steps forward on this front – a trend that will continue over time, with Katsumoto calling it destined to become one.”very strong association” in medium to long term. Among the issues discussed jointly by Sony and Microsoft, for example, the “dark time” issue, or the need to structure cloud gaming services in a way that can withstand the impact of the influx of gamers on servers, which today is mainly concentrated in the afternoon hours.

At the moment there are no more details about the collaboration, which, in the past, was hypothesized that it could make Azure technology reach not only PlayStation.