Today, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce platform. The activities of the American giant are very diverse. They relate in particular to video games. But on this point, things could accelerate.
If you don’t yet know, Jeff Bezos, the current CEO of Amazon , has announced his retirement in the near future. The richest man on the planet will remain in an important post, however, but he will leave the reins to Andy Jassy. And under its fold, Amazon may step up its activity around video games .
Amazon could step up its activity in video games
For those of you who don’t know, Amazon now has its own development studio to make … video games. This one is called Amazon Game Studios but it’s no wonder you haven’t heard of it since it hasn’t made any triple A games, let alone hit the headlines.
under the future direction of Andy Jassy
Still, the situation could change significantly with the arrival of Andy Jassy as CEO. As we told you above, current Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced that in a few months he will be relinquishing his CEO role to Andy Jassy. In emails obtained by Bloomberg, we learn that the latter would be inclined to speed up Amazon’s video game development activities.
One of the emails sent by Andy Jassy reads, “Being successful right away is less stressful, but when things take a while it is often more delicious. I have no doubts that this team will do it if you stay focused on what matters most. While we haven’t really been successful with AGS yet, I’m confident we’ll get there if we stick with it. ”
In any case, this is a very interesting direction for Amazon, especially when you consider that the American giant is not really known for its games. But with the resources at their disposal, nothing is impossible …