With the news that Microsoft has purchased ZeniMax Media, here is why it makes a ton of sense, especially for the Xbox brand.
A few months ago, something like this would have been considered anti-consumer.
Why would buying a developer be considered anti-consumer. Sony bought Insomniac? That wasn't anti-consumer. I am not sure in any of the development studio buy-outs if I have ever seen someone say they are anti-consumer. When a first party buys studios it is natural fans of the other first parties will be disappointed.
Wait... I guess everyone forgot about Fallout 76 and how it was presented as Bethesda’s next step in how they develop games? Oh it’s cool now and doesn’t matter? Okay, cool
Are you talking to yourself?
It doesn't necessarily mean much to the Xbox brand.. it just reinforces my belief that PS5 and PC with a little Switch on the side is the way to go for the next five or so years. It's a big deal for Microsoft but not Xbox specifically.
I share that same belief.
Isn't Xbox just what ms are calling their entire grabbing division now?
Really this is a big thing for GamePass and xCloud. I for one didn't by Doom Eternal yet. Can't wait to play that! And now all future games from all those studios will be day one on GamePass.
not really, unless Zenimax are bleeding money and financially in troubled. Poor sales of Fallout 76, Dishonored 2, and Wolfenstien: Young Blood.
I saw somewhere that Microsoft began talks with Bethesda in 2017-2018.
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