Xbox – Studio
Microsoft has been heavily investing in the first-party development of the Xbox Series X. As a result, the list of developers who are a part of the Xbox Game Studios has also been growing.
Even if you’re not invested in the gaming industry enough to know who owns what, it’s important to have this information, especially if you’re an Xbox Cloud user.
In this post, we will go over the complete Xbox Studios list as well as upcoming Xbox Studios games that are worth knowing.
So, without further ado, let’s get started.
Xbox Game Studios List
Here is a full list of all the Microsoft-owned game studios:
- 323 Industries
- Activision Blizzard
- Alpha Dog Games
- Bethesda Game Studios
- Compulsion Games
- Double Fine
- id Software
- Inxile Entertainment
- Mojang Studios
- Ninja Theory
- Obsidian Entertainment
- Playground Games
- Roundhouse Studios
- Tango Gameworks
- The Coalition
- The Initiative
- Turn 10 Studios
- Undead Lab
- World’s Edge
- Xbox Games Studios Publishing
- Zenimax Online
Best Xbox Game Studios and What You Can Expect in The Future
If you’re a fan of the Halo franchise, 323 Industries is what made everything possible.
Currently, it is working on Halo Infinite and will continue to do so for the next decade. You can expect an expansion of the Master Chief’s journey on Zeto, improvement in the Halo Infinite multiplayer live, and more.
This is one of the most recent purchases of Microsoft and is best known for Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, Warcraft, and Overwatch.
Recently, Activision Blizzard has thrown all its weight behind Call of Duty so you can expect more annual installments and support for Warzone. You can also expect Diablo 4 and Overwatch by 2023.
Arkane is responsible for building the immersive sim side of adventure games. You might know it due to its games such as Arx Fatalis or more recently Dishonored and Prey.
Right now, it is developing a co-op shooter game called Redfall. It’s expected to launch early in 2023.
Bethesda Game Studios is one of the most successful studios that Microsoft has added to its collection. It is responsible for two huge games, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout.
It’s also working on a new universe Starfield that is due November 2022. Other than that, you can also expect Elder Scrolls 6 soon.
If you’re a fan of role-playing games, we’re sure you’re familiar with The Bard’s Tale series, Line Rider 2, Hunted: The Demon’s Forge, and Choplifter.
All of these games were designed by Inxile Entertainments. Microsoft purchased it in late 2018.
Right now, there’s not much information about what the studio is working on. However, it did recently release Wasteland 3 and The Bard’s Take: Warlocks of Largefearn.
Besides these studios, 18 other industry-leading game developers are also working on new Xbox-exclusive games. All of them will be available on Xbox Game Pass as soon as they’re released.
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