Don Mattrick, president of Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. I’s allegedly leaving the company for a high-ranking position at Zynga, which laid off 520 employees in June. Mattrick’s appointment could be announced as early as today, according to AllThingsD. Mattrick was the corporate face of Xbox; he revealed the Xbox One in May.
Mattrick, following mixed messaging, recently explained why Microsoft decided to reverse its policies surrounding Xbox One’s online and DRM restrictions. He also said that gamers who didn’t approve of those policies should stick with Xbox 360.