Xbox, EA Exec Peter Moore Rejoins the Game Industry at Unity
Former Xbox and EA executive Peter Moore has revealed he has rejoined the games industry, taking a position at Unity.
Moore noted on Twitter that he will join game engine development company Unity as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sports & Live Entertainment.
Hardly the biggest news of the day, but I’m delighted to announce that I’ve joined the incredibly-talented team at @unity3d as SVP and GM of Sports & Live Entertainment. Delighted to be reunited with so many industry friends as we work on some really cool stuff. More to come…
— Peter Moore (@PeterMooreLFC) January 20, 2021
Moore first worked at SEGA during the Dreamcast era, acting as the President of Sega of America. He then moved to Microsoft in the early 2000s to work on the original Xbox – famously revealing what seemed to be a tattoo of the Halo 2 logo and release date at E3 2004.
In 2007, Moore then left Microsoft to head up the sports division at Electronic Arts. Moore left games in 2017, and after a stint as the CEO of his hometown football club Liverpool F.C, he has returned to work at Unity.
In his tweet, Moore notes that he is, “Delighted to be reunited with so many industry friends as we work on some really cool stuff. More to come…”
For more on Peter Moore, check out our interview with Moore about his storied career, as part of IGN’s Unfiltered series. It’s also worth checking out Moore’s appearance on our episode of Podcast Unlocked, where we brought together Xbox bosses past and present for a talk about the history of Microsoft’s consoles.
Jordan Oloman is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.