Building up the teams.
What you need to know
- Microsoft has recently dramatically increased its first-party studios.
- The company just hired Sony’s Fiona Cherbak as Talent Acquisition Lead.
- She previously worked on staffing games like God of War.
- Currently, she’s working on staffing The Initiative for its next project.
Over the past few years, Microsoft has doubled its first-party studios by acquiring renowned developers like Double Fine Productions, inXile Entertainment, and Obsidian Entertainment. However, the company hasn’t stopped there. In order to staff these teams with the best programmers out there, Microsoft has hired Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Talent Acquisition Lead. The news was first spotted by Jack of All Controllers.