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Microsoft Shuts Down Major Game Studios, Including Redfall and Hi-Fi Rush Developers

In a surprising move (or perhaps not so surprising given recent trends), Microsoft has announced the closure of several game studios under ZeniMax Media and its development unit Bethesda Game Studios: The affected studios include: Arkane Austin (Redfall developers) Tango Gameworks (Hi-Fi Rush developers) Alpha Dog Games (Mighty Doom developers) Roundhouse Games (The Elder Scrolls Online)…

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Xbox Games Showcase 2024: What Can We Expect from Microsoft’s Biggest Event?

Every year, gamers around the world eagerly await the Xbox Games Showcase, where Microsoft give us updates on its upcoming gaming titles. This year’s showcase, scheduled for June 9th, 2024, is particularly significant as it will be the first to feature games from Microsoft’s recently acquired studios, including Activision, Blizzard, and Bethesda. While Microsoft has remained…

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Microsoft’s Multiplatform Gaming Strategy Pays Off: 7 Titles Among PlayStation’s Top 25

Microsoft recently embraced a “controversial” multiplatform strategy for its gaming division. This strategy involves releasing some of its previously exclusive Xbox games on rival platforms like PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. Several high-profile Xbox titles have made the jump to other platforms, including “Hi-Fi Rush,” “Sea of Thieves,” and “Grounded.” These games are now available on…

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Microsoft’s Q3 2024 Financials: Console Sales Declining But Gaming Revenue Soaring

Microsoft’s recent financial filings and earnings call (Q3 of 2024) revealed a concerning trend: Xbox console (X/S) sales have dropped by a staggering 31% year-on-year basis. This decline is a stark contrast to the company’s competitors, Sony and Nintendo, who have maintained a stronger foothold in the hardware market. Microsoft’s Gaming Revenue Soars Despite Console Sales Slump…

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Meta and Microsoft Team Up for a Limited Edition Xbox-Inspired VR Headset: What’s in Store?

Meta and Microsoft have teamed up again, this time to create a limited-edition Meta Quest virtual reality headset inspired by Xbox. According to a blog post on Meta’s official website, the tech giants are “working together again to create a limited-edition Meta Quest, inspired by Xbox.” The post provided a teaser image of a Meta Quest…

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