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Phil Spencer Says Microsoft Bethesda Purchase Is Good, Even If It’s Not Exclusive


One of the largest online game tales of the previous few weeks was that Microsoft had purchased Zenimax Media, and due to this fact Bethesda, for $7.5 billion. Xbox boss Phil Spencer went on file right this moment saying that even when Bethesda wasn’t unique to Xbox now, that the acquisition was nonetheless a superb one.

Considering that Bethesda develops two of the most well-liked open-world RPGs in gaming within the type of the Fallout and Elder Scrolls collection, Xbox getting each of these to be Xbox and PC unique would undoubtedly do lots to maneuver consoles this era.

Either means, the truth that Microsoft now owns Zenimax and Bethesda implies that they’ve the choice to make future video games that they produce accessible solely on the Xbox Series X. Any future Fallout or Elder Scrolls video games might be that, and Spencer was assured that in the event that they stored Elder Scrolls 6 from the Playstation 5, they may recoup all $7.5 billion simply.

The Microsoft Bethesda buy has solely been the most recent acquisition for the corporate, which over the previous a number of years has been buying up a large number of different sport studios to pad out their future catalogues. Such issues may be used to create an incredible Xbox Series X lineup, if Microsoft ever acquired the thoughts to.

But to this point, Microsoft has been content material to permit only some main exclusives to remain on their console. Gears of War, Halo, and some others have remained beneath Microsoft’s umbrella, solely making the transition from console to PC lately.

Spencer additionally went on to say that the Microsoft Bethesda buy was meant to permit extra folks to play video games, not prohibit those that might. So, nevertheless Microsoft decides to make use of its newly-acquired developer and writer sooner or later, hopefully Spencer’s confidence might be confirmed true and Microsoft will earn some huge cash from this.

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