When Forza hit the Xbox One generation of consoles, the fact that every car on the road was inspired by the play data of a real player seemed to evoke a shift in how multiplayerin the racing franchise would work. Even without your friends playing, they were there. Forza Horizon 5 is releasing this November, and the multiplayer is sounding more MMO-adjacent by the minute, with the dev team stating that the cars you see are real players.
Did you miss the E3 Microsoft+Bethesda showcase? During the showcase, over 30 games were shown, with 27 of them headed to Game Pass on Day 1 of their release! Here is a quick recap of many of the most exciting games shown for MMORPG and RPG gamers!
Per a new report, Starfield, the upcoming franchise from Elder Scrolls developer Bethesda Game Studios, will not be released on Sony's PlayStation. Instead, the new IP from the studio will release exclusively on Microsoft's Xbox console, as well as PC.
PlayStation annoucned today that it purchased a minority stake in voice-chat service, Discord. The announcement talks about Sony's plans to "bring the Discord and PlayStation experiences closer together."
Microsoft isn't aiming to be "just another" cloud service. Xbox Cloud Gaming is aiming for the top, but does it have what it takes to get there?
Microsoft just got done dropping $7.5 billion US Dollars on ZeniMax Media, and it looks like the tech giant is eyeing another piece of the gaming proverbial pie: Discord.
Rare's pirate adventure game, Sea of Thieves, has hit a rather impressive milestone. The studio announced today via Twitter that in three years since it launched on Xbox One and PC, Sea of Thieves has seen 20 million pirates set sail.
Phil Spencer provided further comments regarding exclusivity during today's "Bethesda Joins Xbox" roundtable. Here's what he had to say.
It looks like a presentation is reportedly in store this week with Microsoft and Bethesda discussing the recent acquisition of the latter by the former.
Xbox's Phil Spencer officially welcomed the ZeniMax Media team, the parent company of studios like Bethesda Softworks and ESO dev ZeniMax Online Studios, to the Microsoft family. This comes a day after the European Commission greenlit Microsoft's acquisition of the gaming company in the largest merger in video game industry history.
The European Commission has approved the sale of ZeniMax Media to technology giant Microsoft, clearing one of the few hurdles left for the Washington-based company to acquire ZeniMax and the companies under its umbrella, including Bethesda Softworks.
It looks like Microsoft officially got one step closer to finishing its acquisition of ZeniMax as the SEC has cleared the deal today.
As we inch closer to the ZeniMax purchase by Microsoft which was announced back in September 2020, new reports have indicated exactly how Microsoft plans on doing so. In documents on the European Commission's website cite the new subsidiary as part of Microsoft's approach to complete the $7.5bn acquisition of ZeniMax.
Several weeks ago, we reported on the humongous news that Bethesda Softworks was set to be acquired by Microsoft, which made headlines throughout the gaming community. While the sale still isn't final, Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, divulges in a recent Gamereactor interview, that not only is he not currently sitting down with Todd Howard and talking their future, but that doing so would be illegal.
Remember Microsoft's $7.5 billion purchase of Zenimax Media and their child companies, including Bethesda Softworks? A new interview from Kotaku with Phil Spencer sheds some more light on that.