Former Microsoft Interactive Entertainment president Don Mattrick (Also known as 'the man who reversed the Xbox One's DRM policies') has left Microsoft to head social gaming company Zynga as its CEO.

Don Mattrick released the following statement following his departure from Microsoft:

"I joined Zynga because I believe that [founder Mark Pincus'] pioneering vision and mission to connect the world through games is just getting started. Zynga is a great business that has yet to realize its full potential."

Microsoft has had a pretty rough year with the Xbox One's reveal and their E3 performance being anything but stellar, and the loss of what was the face of Microsoft's Xbox One could be seen as a punch to the gut for the company. However, with some Xbox fans holding Mattrick personally responsible for the Xbox One's terrible press coverage (telling fans without a stable internet connection to buy an Xbox 360" being a particular highlight), maybe this is an opportunity for Microsoft to start a fresh page with the console.