The sky is the restrict.
Microsoft has acquired backend cloud-based service supplier, PlayFab.
The corporate introduced by way of a blog post that the acquisition will assist Microsoft to construct on Azure, its present cloud service instrument and can permit the extension into the bigger gaming market throughout all platforms.
PlayFab supplies builders with already established backend providers to energy cloud-connected video games. This enables builders to construct and function video games with out their very own clever cloud infrastructure in addition to supplies instruments for monetization and analyzing gaming knowledge.
Over 1,200 sport corporations similar to Bandai Namco, Capcom, Wizards of the Coast, and Disney are at present utilizing PlayFab providers to energy their video games.
This might simply be the beginning with Xbox chief Phil Spencer talking late final yr about Microsoft investing more in software and services, together with a give attention to Microsoft Studio titles which can now be included in Xbox Game Pass subscription on launch.