Microsoft in talks to buy Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian Entertainment – report

By Stephany Nunneley
9 October 2018 20:15 GMT

Microsoft is buying Obsidian Entertainment, says a report citing sources close to the matter.

Microsoft has a deal in the works to acquire Obsidian Entertainment, according to a report.

Sources close to the matter speaking with Kotaku said the deal is “90%” finished. The deal has been in the works for a while, and it’s a matter of “when, not if” negotiations will be finalized.

When reached for comment, both Microsoft and Obsidian refused to comment on rumors or speculation.

Microsoft announced in June it had purchased Hellblade studio Ninja Theory, State of Decay 2 developers Undead Labs, and Compulsion Games, the studio behind We Happy Few.

Obsidian is known for numerous RPG titles such as Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol, Neverwinter Nights 2, Pillars of Eternity, and many others.

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