Playstation VP Adam Boyes Leaves Sony To Return To Game Development


Playstation’s Vice President of publisher and developer relations, Adam Boyes, is leaving to return to game development.

Boyes announced the news via Twitter, and yesterday’s Playstation Blogcast. The Playstation executive writes that it was a hard decision to make, and that the past years at Sony have been an amazing experience.

Boyes will be wrapping up his work at Sony the coming weeks, and points out that a great development and publishing team is still around at the company.

Several key figures in the gaming community have congratulated Boyes with his move, including Microsoft’s head of Xbox marketing, Aaron Greenberg.

Boyes joined Sony back in 2012 as Vice President of Publisher & Developer Relations. Prior to his job at Sony, Boyes fulfilled positions at EA, Capcom, and Miday. He was president of Beefy Media from 2010 till 2012, and member of the Board of Directors at Starbreeze from 2011 till 2012.

Boyes famous for his 2013 Microsoft 'Mocking' Video

Gamers will likely recognize Boyes from Sony’s famous used game instructional video from 2013 – a video that mocked Microsoft’s initial Xbox One DRM route

oyes presented several Sony conferences, including last year’s E3 presser and Playstation Experience. During the conferences, Boyes announced the Final Fantasy VII Remake and Shenmue 3 for the PS4.