On May 16, Microsoft and Sony have announced a partnership that includes a technology and information sharing. The announcement states the two will jointly develop future cloud solutions within Microsoft Azure. The mention of Microsoft's cloud solutions in gaming comes just as Microsoft is planning its own streaming platform xCloud which will compete against Google Stadia.
Microsoft and Sony Announce Partnership for Gaming and Cloud Services - GS News Update
On May 16, Microsoft and Sony has announced their partnership for gaming and cloud service