Xbox say they're considering buying more studios in the future

Joanna Estrada
September 24, 2020

Software giant Microsoft is still thinking about buying yet more games studios. It is the biggest gaming transaction ever and shows Redmond's commitment to the sector. "We will always look to grow inorganically where it makes sense", Nadella. $7.5 billion. Now, gamers are wondering what it will mean for the future of popular Bethesda franchises. All three developers have still been working on multiplatform games since being acquired by Microsoft - Obsidian's The Outer Worlds came to PS4, Ninja Theory brought Hellblade to Nintendo's handheld hybrid, and Double Fine is still developing Psychonauts 2 for both Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The famed maker of pachinko machines has a number of intellectual properties which would be a great fit for video games, if Microsoft could see the value in them.

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"Content is just the incredible ingredient to our platform that we continue to invest in". You should probably expect them to have some sort of Xbox and PC exclusivity. "I think it would be nice if we found an Asian studio, in particular a Japanese studio, to add to our studios", Spencer said back then.

"A few months later I was given a code to a game they had created, named after me and locked to my account". After Microsoft finally revealed the Series X price and launch date, Sony soon followed with its own announcement for the PS5. The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, Dishonored, Prey, Quake, and more will bolster the Microsoft Xbox lineup tremendously. The Xbox One took a beating from Sony's PlayStation 4 in terms of sales and some argued Microsoft would one day offload the Xbox brand. However, the major play may not be the end of the company's gaming investment strategy. However, the other games that will be released in future will be launching on Xbox, PC and the other consoles. These are the 5 best and 5 worst things about Microsoft purchasing Bethesda.

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