Daily Update, Jan. 30th – Cross Platform Game ‘Skulls of Shogun’ Available Today for Download

Two big stories out of Microsoft today:

First, with the new game “Skulls of the Shogun,” players can do something new: Switch back and forth between all of their Microsoft devices as they bounce from battle scene to battle scene. The game, released today, is the first to reach all Microsoft platforms. “Skulls of the Shogun” can be downloaded and played on Xbox 360 via the Xbox LIVE Arcade, and on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. Check out this feature story over on the Microsoft News Center for more detail.

Skulls of Shogun

Also, Morocco’s Office of Vocational Training and Employment Promotion (OFPPT), a public training institution that offers vocational education across 35 fields of study via 327 training institutes across Morocco, has chosen Microsoft Office 365 to help enhance its education and vocational training solutions. In addition, OFPPT will work with Microsoft to create 100 new Microsoft IT Academies across the country. This strategic partnership is designed to transform education and enable OFPPT to continue its mission to offer quality training that aligns with the needs of young Moroccans and the regional economy. Get the full story over on the Microsoft News Center.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog