The buzz were real, as The Head of Microsoft Game Studios, Matt Booty, declared inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment are verging in the first party register. Seeing the previous obtainment exposed at E3 2018, the numbers of roll now is about twelve to thirteen studios counted in Microsoft Global Publishing.
The released records of inXile Entertainment has done are The Bard’s Tale IV, Wasteland 2 and Torments, as well as the Oculus Rift exclusive VR spin-off The Mage’s Tale(which released in 2017).
Meanwhile Obsidian has released South Park: The Stick of Truth, Armored Warfare (co-developed with, which also published the game), the crowdfunded Pillars of Eternity and Tyranny (printed by Paradox Interactive), and also Skyforge (co-improved with Allods Entertainment and printed by )
The exciting part is, several contrivers presently work in one of these two companies have are under the reverend Black Isle banner. Nevertheless, The Head of Microsoft Game Studios, Matt Booty, declared that they will stay individual and self-sufficient from a creative angle, and would rather to functioning their own blueprint.