Xbox Is Hiring To Grow Its Outreach In Costa Rica
The company is hiring for a regional Xbox store and game developers from the country.
- Xbox is working to increase its presence in Costa Rica through a new batch of hires in its GEO initiative.
- The company is recruiting to develop a regional digital store for the country.
- In addition, it is also working to bring top-notch cloud gaming services to the country through its GCS division.
Xbox is now hiring to increase its support in Costa Rica through its Gaming Ecosystem Organization (GEO) firm. The gaming giant set up the division in 2021 to help creators around the world develop and publish games. And it is focusing on developers in the North American country via its latest job listings. Microsoft and Xbox are employing developers and potentially creating a storefront to increase their influence in Costa Rica.
As per the job listing discovered by Idle Sloth, the company is hiring a Senior Product Designer to build a regional Xbox Store. This designer will work alongside the Gaming Storefronts design team and create “digital store and monetization experiences.” Hence, Xbox is creating a new digital store specifically for Costa Rica as per the job description. You can see an excerpt from it in the image below:
Similarly, it is also hiring a Senior Design Program Manager to help achieve this goal of a regional Costa Rica storefront. This employee will help creators “build, launch, and manage” their games by utilizing the services Microsoft provides. Moving on, Xbox is also recruiting several developers to work on cloud services in the country.
The job description for Senior Technical Program Manager tells us that this employee will be a part of the GCS. Also known as Game Creator Services, this division works to transform the game industry using the power of the cloud. Furthermore, GCS is also responsible for bringing the best quality cloud services to studios around the world. Therefore, one of Microsoft’s goals is to usher the Xbox Cloud Gaming service into Costa Rica.
And it is employing 5 Technical Program Managers in Costa Rica to achieve this. As you can see in the job listing above, Xbox will not only implement a top-notch cloud service in the country. But it will also help developers create and launch games on it with its help. Therefore, the next big Xbox Game Pass hit could be from Costa Rica.
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