Mike Ybarra has been with Microsoft for the past 20 years, working on the Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One software experience. He became the Corporate Vice President of Gaming not too long ago, and has been deeply involved with the Xbox Insider Program.

Today, Ybarra announced on Twitter that he was leaving Microsoft for a new adventure. It’s unclear what this is, but we’ll keep you posted as soon as we find out.

As soon as news broke, Phil Spencer, the Executive Vice President of Gaming, thanked Ybarra for this contribution towards the Xbox brand. Other Microsoft employees like Larry Hryb, the Xbox Live Director of Programming, also thanked Ybarra.

Ybarra streamed a lot on Mixer, and hopefully, he’ll keep it up. We’ll definitely miss him talking about Xbox and other games. We can’t wait to know what he plans on doing next.

Best of the best

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

It’ll last you a couple of months

Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over 200 games for one monthly fee. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also adds Xbox Live Gold to the package so you can play online with your friends.

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply