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Google hires 'Assassin's Creed' lead Jade Raymond to help its big gaming push

Estimated Duration Of Reading : 2 ' 5 ''   Publish Time : 2019-03-13 15:23:20
Editor : Taha Büyüktaş

Google is popping to the brains behind Murderer's Creed forward of its gaming debut later this month. Jade Raymond, who clocked in over a decade at Ubisoft, has been appointed vice chairman by the tech big. "I am excited to lastly be capable to share that I've joined Google as VP!" she tweeted on Tuesday. It is presently unclear what she is going to work on on the firm.

However it's no coincidence that her appointment comes on the heels of Google's announcement that it has one thing massive in retailer for the Recreation Builders Convention on March 19th. It is broadly anticipated that it'll use the occasion to unveil the ultimate model of Mission Stream which, as its identify implies, is a sport streaming service. Google launched a beta model of the platform in October with none aside from Murderer's Creed Odyssey as its sole playable title.

Rumors additionally counsel that Google may showcase some type of gaming hardware, like a Chromecast-style dongle that hooks as much as your TV to allow you to stream video games, or perhaps a console. And who higher to ease buyers' nerves within the days main up to an enormous new gaming gamble than a seasoned business veteran.

Raymond has been round because the PS1 period when she received her begin at Sony in 1998, ultimately occurring to ascertain Sony On-line's R&D division. She additionally specialised in the kind of AAA titles that Google will need to see on its platform, engaged on every little thing from The Sims On-line at EA to Murderer's Creed and its sequel at Ubisoft. Her most up-to-date position noticed her return to EA in 2015, the place she based Motive Studios and commenced engaged on an open-world Star Wars title that by no means materialized.

Earlier than departing Ubisoft, Raymond stated she needed to create a very revolutionary, blockbuster-sized venture. And what could possibly be extra groundbreaking than a platform that lastly delivers on the promise of uninterrupted sport streaming?