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    Microsoft updates Xbox Game Studios official website with new description and inclusion of ZeniMax

    When Microsoft completes its acquisition of ZeniMax Media in March 2021, it will have 23 in-house Xbox title production studios, making it the only First-party publisher to have that many subsidiaries at the same time. It was not easy to come up with this number; in reality, it needed US$ 7.5 billion to acquire Bethesda's parent corporation.

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    However, something that hadn’t changed yet was the official Xbox Game Studios site, which still listed only 15 in-house studios, not to mention the IPs that came after Bethesda’s acquisition, such as DOOM and The Elder Scrolls. However, that has finally changed.

    Microsoft updates Xbox Game Studios official website with new description and inclusion of ZeniMax | Gamingnovato

    According to the news media, Microsoft officially revised its website dedicated to Xbox Game Studios on September 26th, with a revamped header, a new explanation, and the addition of 8 studios on the page, bringing the total number of internal subsidiaries to 23.

    You can see the current look below, or go to the company’s official website.

    Microsoft has made significant investments in the video game business since 2018, particularly given that the firm closed some of its subsidiaries in the previous generation, including Lionhead Studios, Press Play, and Team Dakota (writers of Project Spark). In 2016, Xbox Game Studios (then still known as Microsoft Studios) looked like this:

    Microsoft updates Xbox Game Studios official website with new description and inclusion of ZeniMax | Gamingnovato

    We’ll see what fruit these latest rounds of studio acquisitions bring to the Xbox Series X|S, Windows PCs, and, most crucially, the Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that the company has been emphasizing in recent years.