Microsoft has become a machine when it comes to studio acquisitionAnd since 2018, the company has dedicated itself to acquiring new teams and making them stronger. For now, the company hopes to reap the benefits of Bethesda and awaits the bureaucratic process of buying Activision Blizzard.
More data on its next steps is now found in the company’s guidance. After acquiring Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Obsidian, Double Fine, Bethesda and Activision Blizzard (in process), The company is looking to buy new studios. Information provided by Klobrille on social media:
Xbox is looking to continue developing its studios and IP roster.
Microsoft SEC file: “We continue Invest in new studios of games and To expand our IP roadmap and take advantage of new content creators.”
Xbox is looking to continue developing its first-party studios and IP roster.
– klobrille (@klobrille) 29 July 2022
Well, the company will probably wait for the FTC to comment on the acquisition of Activision Blizzard and then announce new acquisitions as this could hurt it. Another interesting point is the expansion of the list of IP addresses, ie Creating new games It is one of the goals of a trillionaire.
This year we will have groundedAnd the arena of death (maybe) and repentance. All three games are from recently purchased studios. At the beginning of the next we will have RedvaleAnd the starfield And the Minecraft legends Three other titles resulting from the acquisition of the company. Forza Motorsport It also runs in this script.
If Activision Blizzard is approved this year, we can add Overwatch 2, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 And the Diablo IV In the near future. Apparently, one of the next studios on this list will be Creative Assembly.
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