Microsoft's Larry Hryb, Popularly Known as 'Major Nelson,' Departs from Xbox

Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, Popularly Known as ‘Major Nelson,’ Departs from Xbox

Larry Hryb, widely known as “Major Nelson” in the Xbox community, announced his departure from Microsoft in a tweet today. Hryb had been a prominent figure as the Director of Programming for Xbox Live, serving as one of the public faces of the Xbox brand for many years. While he did not provide specific reasons for his departure, Hryb expressed his intention to step back and embark on the next chapter of his career. This announcement coincides with Microsoft’s ongoing efforts to finalize its acquisition of Activision for $68 billion.