Former Steam exec joins Microsoft

Valve veteran Jason Holtman to work on "making Windows a great platform for gaming"; has been leading digital distribution platform for eight years.


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Former Valve veteran and Steam key figure Jason Holtman will now be working at Microsoft.

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According to a report on Games Industry International, his new position will focus on PC gaming and entertainment strategies. "I have joined Microsoft where I will be focusing on making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment," he stated.

Previously, Holtman did not comment on his departure from Valve last February. His achievements during his time in Valve include convincing third-party publishers like EA and Activision to sell their games on Steam.

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