Microsoft Acquires Game Devs Obsidian and InXile to Bolster Xbox

A report from last month revealed that Microsoft was in talks to acquire Obsidian. It turns out that the rumors were true because Microsoft Studios has since announced that they have acquired not only Obsidian, but also inXile Entertainment, both of whom are expected to continue to operate independently after the acquisition.According to Microsoft, “Together, the two new studios bolster Microsoft Studios to now include 13 distinct and diverse game development teams. We’re focused on implementing new Microsoft technologies, delivering content for new platforms and services like Xbox Game Pass, and creating exclusive games that turn players into loyal Xbox fans. We are committed to expanding the Microsoft Studios franchises players already love, and investing in new, exclusive content for every type of gamer.”For those unfamiliar with either studio, Obsidian is the developer behind titles such as Fallout: New Vegas which is a widely beloved title in the Fallout franchise. The company had previously expressed t

Microsoft Acquires Game Devs Obsidian and InXile to Bolster Xbox

Microsoft has added a few more game developers to its stables with InXile and Obsidian. You probably know Obsidian best as the developer behind Fallout: New Vegas. The post Microsoft Acquires ...

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Microsoft adds RPG makers InXile and Obsidian to Xbox developer stable

Microsoft is continuing to invest in a broad spectrum of developers for its Xbox gaming ecosystem with the acquisition of Obsidian and InXile, makers of complex RPGs primarily aimed at PC users. ...

Sun 11 Nov 18 from TechCrunch

Microsoft Makes PC Gaming Acquisition Play On Obsidian And InXile Dev Teams

Gamers haven't liked that Microsoft has seemed to turn a cold shoulder on the PC gamers out there in favor of developing games on the Xbox consoles in recent years. Microsoft has been trying ...

Sun 11 Nov 18 from HotHardware

Microsoft Studios Acquires Obsidian & inXile Entertainment

A report from last month revealed that Microsoft was in talks to acquire Obsidian. It turns out that the rumors were true because Microsoft Studios has since announced that they have acquired ...

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Microsoft Studios buys 'Fallout: New Vegas' house Obsidian

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X018: Microsoft announces it's acquiring Obsidian, inXile - CNET

Microsoft's effort to expand its first-party game lineup is expanding its reach to RPGs.

Sat 10 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Microsoft acquires two veteran gaming studios in ongoing Xbox exclusive push

Obsidian and InXile Entertainment are official joining Microsoft's ranks, bringing its total to 13 game studios.

Sun 11 Nov 18 from Techradar

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