Microsoft Loses Peter Moore

The software giant's top gaming exec is joining EA, but it's unclear whether Moore's departure is related to the recent Xbox repairs fiasco

Fresh off the startling announcement that it would take a charge of more than $1 billion to cover costs of repairing defective Xbox 360 video game consoles, Microsoft (MSFT) announced July 17 that its top gaming executive, Peter Moore, was leaving to run the sports franchise at top independent video game publisher Electronic Arts (ERTS).

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