Microsoft appoints Minecraft boss to head up Xbox games

Microsoft has appointed Minecraft head Matt Booty as corporate VP of Microsoft Studios, VentureBeat reported.

Booty’s new position will see him reporting to Phil Spencer and taking over Microsoft’s relationships with 343 Industries, Mojang, The Coalition, Rare, turn 10 Studios, and Global Publishing.

He will oversee game development and publishing.

Booty joined Microsoft studios in 2010 and worked on first-party games for the Windows Phone platform.

He also led game development teams and publishing on Xbox Live Arcade.

Now read: Intel and Microsoft work to fix processor security flaw

Latest news

Partner Content

Show comments

Recommended

Share this article
Microsoft appoints Minecraft boss to head up Xbox games