For those that want to understand cloud services and.....

#1Cowboy082288Posted 11/4/2013 12:07:17 AM
what it means for developers. Here is a good link:

http://developer.android.com/distribute/googleplay/spotlight/games.html

From the first paragraph:
"One of the goals of Google Play game services is to allow developers to focus on what they’re good at as game developers — creating great gaming experiences for their users, by building on top of what Google is good at: mobile and cloud services. Integral to that is an easy integration process, one that provides a whole host of features with little engineering work required."

Obviously MS wants to bring this same sort of concept and support to the console world. Googles stuff is more tailored to supporting mobile devices. MS I'm sure will be more concerned with the needs of their new console and devs making games for it.
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