In Pictures: Microsoft. Purges, personalities, ‘pursuing other opportunities’

At Microsoft periodic reshufflings of the players and the executive hierarchy are a way of life.

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Adam Orth Once the creative director of Microsoft Studios, Adam Orth left the company in April after Microsoft had to apologize for some of his personal tweets. Orth wrote that people opposed to always-on games should “get with the times and get the Internet.” This was just before Microsoft announced that it would require Xbox One to always be on line (a requirement it later rescinded). “I want every device to be “always on”.” he tweeted. In its apology, Microsoft indicated that the tweets might have violated the confidentiality of the Xbox product road map: “We are very sorry if this offended anyone, however we have not made any announcements about our product roadmap, and have no further comment on this matter.”

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