His tenure lasted just 6 months, which is troubling for Microsoft's prospects of pursing PC gaming. Already they've pledged renewed support for PC, but where's the proof?
There isn't any, unless you count the axing of the Games for Windows Live client - a mercy-killing of system no one wanted, and grew to despise quickly with its intrusions.
"Yes, I have joined Microsoft where I will be focusing on making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment," Jason Holtman said at the time. "I think there is a lot of opportunity for Microsoft to deliver the games and entertainment customers want and to work with developers to make that happen, so I'm excited to be here."
Holtman's LinkedIn profile reveals he left the corporate giant last month.
Recently Microsoft Studios creative chief Ken Lobb told "We're getting very strong support internally. So we're really going after PC." I believe there's an appropriate age old saying for just this occasion: Put up, or shut up.: