Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment will work together on a new digital games platforms platform that will support the Xbox One, Sony’s Playstation 4, and Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X. The new platform will focus on developers’ creativity, and will offer publishers a platform for cross-promotion.
The news was first reported by Business Insider.
Microsoft and Activision Blizzard announced their partnership in October, and Sony and Electronic Arts confirmed the deal on Wednesday.
Microsoft, Warner Bros., and Microsoft-owned publisher Electronic Arts also are partners on EA Access, a subscription service for games and entertainment.
The companies announced the partnership last week at the Game Developers Conference, which is being held in San Francisco.
It will focus specifically on games for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One consoles.
This is not the first time that Microsoft and EA have partnered on a digital platforms.
In December, the companies announced that they would work together to bring together their platforms.
The company also announced a partnership with Ubisoft for its next game, “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate.”