Microsoft Acquires Fallout: New Vegas Developer Obisidian Entertainment, and InXile Etertainment

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During today’s Xbox-themed conference called the X018, Microsoft announced that it has acquired Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment which is also the studio behind the Pillars of Eternity RPG franchise.To mark this occasion, Obsidian released a new video announcing the acquisition.

Also part of the Microsoft family is InXile Entertainment, the studio behind the Wasteland, and The Bard’s Tale  games.

This is what the current first-party studios list look like now:

These two studios should provide a lot more first-party gaming goodness for Xbox fans, and we’re definitely excited to see what they have cooking up for Microsoft.

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