Luna, vice president of Amazon cloud game platform, leaves, cloud game development is difficult

Now, five months after Amazon announced Luna, the cloud game service, it seems to be facing some problems. Twitter user Matthew ball found on LinkedIn that Marc Whitten, vice president of the project, had left the company to take a new position in unity.

Whitten worked at Microsoft from 1997 to 2014 and has extensive industry experience. He was involved in the founding of Xbox. Obviously, he has a deep understanding of how the industry operates. This means that the departure of industry veterans is bound to have a significant impact on Amazon Luna.

Luna, vice president of Amazon cloud game platform, leaves, cloud game development is difficult

Earlier, Google announced the closure of stadia’s internal studio, which is enough to show that it is a difficult road to enter cloud games. Even technology giants such as Google are treading on thin ice. Obviously, Amazon has a weak game foundation. Previously, Amazon game studio had launched a free shooting game “melting pot”, but only a few months after its operation, it closed down because of the poor response of “melting pot”. Meanwhile, Amazon’s new MMO work “new world” has also announced an extension to August this year.

Luna, vice president of Amazon cloud game platform, leaves, cloud game development is difficult