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February 22, 2007 at 12:25 PM

EA vet to advise Microsoft entertainment unit

Video-game industry veteran Don Mattrick will advise Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division, The Wall Street Journal reported today.

Microsoft confirmed that Mattrick, who left leading game studio Electronic Arts in September 2005 after 23 years with the company, will serve as an external adviser to the Entertainment and Devices Division.

“Don will be working directly with [Division President] Robbie Bach and his E&D senior leadership team to further cultivate the broadest and best experiences across Microsoft gaming and entertainment platforms,” according to a company statement.

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