Microsoft has renamed one of its subsidiaries

Microsoft переименовала одну из своих дочерних компаний

Microsoft announced the rebranding subsidiary of Microsoft Studios, which is responsible for developing and publishing of video games for various platforms. The company received the name of the Xbox Game Studios.

For what it’s doing? This step is aimed at further unification of game sector, Microsoft’s Xbox a single brand, according to Overclock3D.

Projects Xbox Game Studios. At the moment Xbox Game Studios owns the rights to the franchise Age of Empires, Forza, Gears of War, Halo, Minecraft. In addition under its wing to work thirteen studios: 343 Industries, The Coalition, Compulsion Games, The Initiative, inXile Entertainment, Minecraft, Ninja Theory, Obsidian Entertainment, Playground Games, Rare, Turn 10 Studios, Undead Labs, and Global Publishing.

Xbox Game Studios promises to release this year on projects such as Crackdown 3, Gears 5 and Ori and The Will of the Wisps. In addition, planned large upgrade for a Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 4 and Minecraft.

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