Microsoft Confirms Its Purchase of inXile & Obsidian
Eurogamer is reporting that Microsoft has confirmed its purchase of two major RPG studios, Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment. inXile's most recent game is The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep, while Obsidian's latest is Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.
In a statement sent to Eurogamer, Microsoft said of Obsidian: "As one of the industry's premiere RPG developers, we couldn't be more excited about the opportunity to add their expertise to Microsoft Studios, while enabling the studio to preserve its unique culture and build on its talent and vision to fully realise their creative ambitions."
Microsoft said of inXile: "As part of Microsoft Studios, inXile will have the support and freedom to fully realise its creative ambitions on both existing franchises and new projects. The studio will continue to operate autonomously and bring its unique talents, IP and expertise to Microsoft Studios as they build new RPG experiences for our players and fans."
Read the full report over at Eurogamer.