Adam Orth, creative director for Microsoft, was fired by Microsoft, according to Polygon. Adam Orth’s firing resulted from his response to rumors about always on connectivity corresponding to the next-gen Xbox on Twitter.
Microsoft apologized for the comments that Adam Orth made on Twitter, saying that his comments do not reflect the views of the company.
Adam Orth recieved some backlash from this particular tweet, “Sorry, I don’t get the drama around having an ‘always-on’ console…Every device is now ‘always-on’. #dealwithit”.
His comments did add some confirmation to the rumors that there will be a online-always connectivity feature on the next Xbox.
Adam Orth has been a senior designer at PopCap and Creative Director/Creative Lead at Lucas Arts, According to Ign.