At this time marks the completion of Zenimax Media and Microsoft’s record-breaking $7.5 billion merger, which was first introduced again in September of final 12 months. The event is being celebrated by senior members of each Microsoft and Bethesda.
Of explicit curiosity is the transient word from Spencer that a number of the future content material from studios beneath Zenimax’s umbrella might be unique to Microsoft platforms, which partially solutions a query that gamers and critics have been deliberating ever because the merger was introduced.
Spencer explains in a weblog publish:
“With the addition of the Bethesda inventive groups, players ought to know that Xbox consoles, PC, and Recreation Go would be the greatest place to expertise new Bethesda video games, together with some new titles sooner or later that might be unique to Xbox and PC gamers.”
After all, fairly whether or not that features Bethesda’s blockbuster franchise, comparable to The Elder Scrolls, and the upcoming Starfield, stays to be seen. It might very properly be that Spencer is alluding to completely different titles from Bethesda’s future library, in addition to the numerous different studios beneath the ZeniMax banner, together with id Software program, ZeniMax On-line Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Canine, and Roundhouse Studios.
For now, Spencer has merely reiterated that “Xbox consoles, PC, and Recreation Go would be the greatest place to expertise new Bethesda video games, together with some new titles sooner or later that might be unique to Xbox and PC gamers.” We’ll have to attend and see as as to if meaning PlayStation gamers are set to overlook out on essentially the most anticipated video games that fall beneath that designation.
As a part of as we speak’s celebration, Bethesda has printed a brand new video recapping the historical past of the studio main as much as its subsequent chapter with Microsoft:
At this time’s weblog publish additionally paid tribute to the late Robert Aldman, a ZeniMax Founder & former CEO who handed away earlier this 12 months.