Rumors have circulated for months about Google’s ambitions for gaming — particularly, cloud gaming. The corporate briefly ran Challenge Stream final yr, which allowed customers to play Murderer’s Creed Odyssey by means of Chrome. Google is reportedly engaged on a subscription-based mostly gaming service, and may purchase recreation studios to make it extra engaging. The corporate may now have somebody to spearhead its gaming effort — Jade Raymond.
I’m excited to lastly have the ability to share that I’ve joined Google as VP!
— Jade Raymond (@ibjade) March 12, 2019
Raymond has labored at a number of main recreation studios over the previous 20 years. Most notably, she labored as a Vice President at Ubisoft’s Toronto studio. Raymond additionally served as Basic Supervisor for Digital Arts’ Motive Studios, Popcap Studios, and the corporate’s portfolio of Star Wars titles. She did not point out on Twitter what she can be Vice President of at Google, nevertheless it’s in all probability protected to imagine it is one thing video games-associated.
Google is about to announce one thing at GDC 2019, a video games convention that begins March 18th. We in all probability will not have to attend for much longer to see regardless of the firm has been engaged on.
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