Bethesda is Officially a Part of Team Xbox


  • Bethesda is Officially a Part of Team Xbox

    It's official.
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    Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, took to the Xbox Wire to talk about how Bethesda is now officially a part of Team Xbox. The whole rigmarole of legal checks have been passed and all parties have agreed to the process. Team Xbox has officially expanded to include Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios.

    This is a massive acquisition by Xbox. And that might be putting it mildly.

    Now, the biggest question on everybody's mind is: Will all future games be exclusive to the Xbox and PC platforms or what's the deal with that? Well, the answer isn't quite as clear cut as you might hope for. Here is what Spencer says about the possibility of seeing Bethesda titles appearing on other platforms.

    This is the next step in building an industry-leading first party studios team, a commitment we have to our Xbox community. With the addition of the Bethesda creative teams, gamers should know that Xbox consoles, PC, and Game Pass will be the best place to experience new Bethesda games, including some new titles in the future that will be exclusive to Xbox and PC players.
    There you have it, a vague statement that doesn't really specify what constitutes "some" or what is considered to be "new titles." Does this include games that are announced but still unreleased such as Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI? Er, maybe? If nothing else, we know that games will appear for sure on the Xbox platform and PC. Games will also be made available through Game Pass. Beyond that, it's not clear what games will also appear on platforms such as the PlayStation or Switch. Right now, at least Deathloop seems to be locked in for the PlayStation due to prior obligations.
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