But, take it with a grain of salt.
So, that 'Microsoft dumping the Xbox Division' rumor could be legit, as according to an insider, Amazon is in talks to buy it. Microsoft, of course, denies it.
Just a few days after the report by The Washington Post stating that Microsoft investors wanted the company's new CEO to "kill" the Xbox division, well known industry insider Pete Dodd now says that they are in talks with Amazon to transfer the property of Xbox to the giant online retail corporation (but, it could take years).
Of course that this s just a RUMOR, so take it with a huge grain of salt. Here are his tweets:
He further added the following over at NeoGaf:
Microsoft, of course, denies it. Chief of Staff for Devices and Studios Group Aaron Greenberg commented this:
So, there you have it. Again, as Dodd said, do with this rumor what you may...
NEWS SOURCE #1: Microsoft's Xbox Division may be purchased by Amazon according to insider (via) DualShockers
NEWS SOURCE #2: Microsoft dumping Xbox division rumor TRUE Amazon talk buy it says insider (via) GamePur
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