Microsoft Joins Hands With Sega to Open Up Fresh Possibilities For the Future

Published 11/01/2021, 8:55 AM EDT


Microsoft and Sega are all set to work together on a project called Super Game. Partnerships among video game companies are on a rise, and on 1st Nov 2021, both the companies announced this alliance through which they will work on brand new games for the global audience.

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This time, the goal is to reach the maximum audience across the globe by leveraging cloud technology. As confirmed by Sega, it will develop brand new AAA games for the global audience by using Microsoft’s Azure cloud technology.

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However, any other details like title names, release dates, and prices are yet to be announced. But, there’s one thing to be sure about: the upcoming releases will support cloud gaming. And eventually, fans will be able to play these games anywhere in the world.

It looks like Sega is ready to explore the cloud gaming market like Samsung and Netflix. However, there are other market leaders like Geforce Now, Shadow, Vortex, and Project Xcloud, and Sega must come up with something solid in order to pull ahead of the competition.

Microsoft, Sega, and more

According to Microsoft’s corporate vice president Sarah Bond, they are also very excited about this recent partnership with Sega. And, in the coming future, they will integrate gaming and cloud technology to deliver an immersive gaming experience.

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However, this is not the first time that these two companies are working together.

Heres’s what the COO and President Yukio Sugino had to say about this alliance:

“We are very pleased to announce today that we are considering a strategic alliance with Microsoft to help develop SEGA’s new “Super Game” initiative as well as build a next-generation game development environment. By considering a strategic partnership with Microsoft, we seek to further advance our game development so that our titles can be enjoyed by fans all over the world; in this regard, we aim to build an alliance that utilizes both SEGA’s powerful game development capabilities and Microsoft’s cutting-edge technology and development environment.”

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Comment down and let us know about your favorite Sega video game. This new partnership has got the gaming community pretty excited, and they hope that, as time goes on, they will see some great games.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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