Microsoft Buys Bethesda.


Microsoft’s Xbox team significantly expanded its list of game development studios on Monday, announcing the purchase of ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash. The entertainment company owns several industry-leading game developers, including Bethesda Softworks, the maker of the post-apocalyptic Fallout games and the fantasy series The Elder Scrolls. It also owns Id Software, known for its Doom, Rage and Wolfenstein shooting game franchises.

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The ISLE OF SIPTAH Conan Exiles expansion.

ISLE OF SIPTAH looks… it looks like an alternate game, honestly.

I wonder if this means the CONAN EXILES level cap is gonna get nuked, too. And there’s at least one major mod out there which may have to get totally revamped. That’s gonna affect a lot of private servers… sorry, but this is interesting to me, at least. I’m playing the game again and idly building my modest river-valley city, so finding out that all my mods may be breaking soon is kind of interesting.

On the other hand: war rhinos.