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Obsidian, inXile acquired by Microsoft Studios

1 month ago   |   By Gamasutra

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of RPG-centric studios Obsidian and inXile Entertainment, as part of a host of announcements at its X08 event in Mexico. ...
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All the News and Trailers from Microsoft's X018

All the News and Trailers from Microsoft's X018

1 month ago   |   By IGN

Microsoft kicked off its two-day fan fest X018 today with a ton of new information on upcoming games and DLC, first-party studios, backward compatible games, and more.
Get caught up on all the big news Microsoft had to share about the future of Xbox.
Microsoft Acquires Two More Studios
Joining the list of already great acquisitions this year, Microsoft announced it will be acquiring Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment .
Both studios are storied RPG developers which should fill out the company's games' catalog moving into next generation.
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Microsoft Acquires Obsidian Entertainment

1 month ago   |   By Game Rant

Microsoft announces that the Obsidian Entertainment is officially acquired, adding an RPG heavyweight studio to Microsoft's roster of first-party development studios.
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Microsoft to acquire RPG specialists Obsidian Entertainment and InXile

1 month ago   |   By GamesIndustry

Pillars of Eternity, Fallout New Vegas and Wasteland 3 creators join to boost Game Pass
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InXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment join Microsoft Studios

InXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment join Microsoft Studios

1 month ago   |   By Windows Central

Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment are set to join Microsoft Studios.
Two of the industry's most promising RPG crafters are joining Microsoft Studios.
The first is inXile Entertainment, known recently for Torment: Tides of Numenera and Wasteland 2 on Xbox. The second is Obsidian Entertainment, recently renowned for Fallout New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the Pillars of Eternity series. The announcements were made today at X018 , adding to Microsoft's growing list of first-party studios.
inXile Entertainment is currently working on Wasteland 3, and recently...
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Microsoft grabs two legendary RPG Studios: Obsidian Entertainment and InExile Entertainment

1 month ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Microsoft's XO18 event brought a tonne of welcome surprises, but the biggest shock appeared right at the end: Obsidian Entertainment and InExile Entertainment have joined the Microsoft family. Obsidian Entertainment isn't the biggest surprise of the two, although they are the bigger studio. The rumor mill has spun loud and fast about the possibility of...
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Microsoft's Xbox exclusives push continues with new studio acquisitions

Microsoft's Xbox exclusives push continues with new studio acquisitions

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Microsoft is continuing its push to create more exclusive titles for Xbox One. Earlier this year the software maker announced that five new studios would be joining Microsoft Studios, and now there's more. Microsoft is acquiring inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. Based in California, inXile was formed by Brian Fargo and now primarily develops RPG games like Wasteland 2 .
Also based in California, Obsidian Entertainment is known for games like Fallout: New Vegas , South Park: The Stick of Truth , and the Pillars of Eternity series. Both studios are a solid way to fill an RPG...
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Microsoft absorbs RPG developers Obsidian and inXile

Microsoft absorbs RPG developers Obsidian and inXile

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of two heavy-hitters in the RPG gaming world, namely inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. And there was much rejoicing throughout every kingdom. The announcement came during the Redmond company's annual XO18 fan fest in Mexico City. Microsoft stresses that both studios will remain autonomous. What this means for gamers remains to be seen, Microsoft's publishing arm has a reputation for enabling studios without squashing creativity - Bungie did quite well there, for awhile - but both inXile and Obsidian have a reputation for caring more...
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Microsoft To Acquire InXile Entertainment And Obsidian Entertainment

Microsoft To Acquire InXile Entertainment And Obsidian Entertainment

1 month ago   |   By GameInformer

During today's XO18 stream, Microsoft Studios announced its intent to acquire inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. InXile most recently released The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep and is currently working on Wasteland 3, while Obsidian released Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire earlier this year.
InXile was founded in 2002 by Brian Fargo and has garnered a reputation for developing role-playing games. The studio has developed recent entries in the Bard's Tale series and Wasteland franchises. In addition, the developer put out Torment: Tides of Numenera in 2017. Wasteland 3 is...
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Microsoft Announces It Will Acquire Two New Studios

1 month ago   |   By IGN

Today at X018, Microsoft announced its intent to acquire Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment.
Obsidian Entertainment is best known as the developer of role-playing games like Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth, the Pillars of Eternity series, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2.
InXile is also well-known for it's development of role-playing games, including Wasteland 2, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Bard's Tale IV and the upcoming Wasteland 3.
Today's announcement further bolsters the company's current stable of development teams to 13 developers, after...
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Microsoft Studios buys 'Fallout: New Vegas' house Obsidian

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

With the next generation of gaming consoles on the horizon, Microsoft Studios has been gobbling up high-profile developers, and it's continuing that trend today with the acquisition of Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian Entertainment and Wasteland 2...
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