Xbox Gaming Platform To Span Web, Console, Mobile

"According to a job posting from August 10, 2009, Microsoft is looking for a LIVE Community Director in the Entertainment & Devices Division. The job posting seems to suggest that Microsoft is looking to bring the Xbox Live, Windows Mobile, and other similar properties closer together. More specifically, there’s talk of a ‘casual and social gaming platform’ that would be available via more than just one device: ‘The LIVE Engagement Team is looking for a LIVE Community Director to manage its LIVE community strategy and execution across a range of properties, from Xbox LIVE to Windows Mobile. This senior position will play a vital role in the community space as the LIVE Engagement team builds and program’s Microsoft’s next-generation, LIVE-enabled casual and social gaming platform across the Web, the console, mobile and beyond.’ The first key responsibility listed in the job posting is to ‘[d]evelop a community strategy that leverages all parts of the LIVE Services team to deliver scenarios and engagement across three screens.’".


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