Xbox Boss Sends Best Wishes to Departing PlayStation VP

"Best of luck in your new endeavors, my friend."

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PlayStation VP Adam Boyes announced this week that he is leaving the company for a game development job. Now, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has spoken out to wish Boyes well.

"Best of luck in your new endeavors, my friend," Spencer said. "Looking forward to seeing what you do with the next step in your career."

Boyes replied, "Thanks Phil - should be a wild ride. Thanks for being a classy platform leader at Xbox!"

Boyes, who had worked at PlayStation for more than four years, will be returning to "the world of game development," though he did not elaborate where he would be headed to next.

Adam Boyes at E3 2015
Adam Boyes at E3 2015

Prior to working at PlayStation, Boyes served as the director of production at Capcom USA, where he built up a production team. He worked at Capcom for three years, before parting with the company in early 2010. Boyes was also a member of the board of directors for Starbreeze Studios, developers of Payday 2, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and upcoming first-person shooter, Overkill's The Walking Dead.

Adam Boyes appeared on stage at E3 2015 during PlayStation's conference, where he famously presented the reveal of Final Fantasy VII Remake and theKickstarter project for Shenmue 3. Boyes has been a prominent face of PlayStation in the last few years even partnering up with Sony Computer Entertainment president Shuhei Yoshida to poke fun at a certain rival company. GameSpot interviewed Boyes at GDC earlier this year, in which he discussed the upcoming PlayStation VR.

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