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Microsoft Confirms Some Bethesda Games Will Be PC and Xbox-Exclusive

Xbox head Phil Spencer confirms that some future Bethesda games will be exclusive to PC and Xbox consoles.

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Microsoft Confirms Some Bethesda Games Will Be PC and Xbox-Exclusive

Back in September 2020, Microsoft announced to buy out Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media, gaining rights over all popular franchises including Dishonored, Doom, Fallout, Starfield, The Elder Scrolls and Wolfenstein.

After officially finalizing a $7.5 billion acquisition deal today, head of Xbox brand Phil Spencer reveals that some upcoming Bethesda-owned releases will remain exclusive to PC, Xbox Game Pass and Xbox console platforms in future.


Ever since Microsoft has revealed plans to acquire ZeniMax Media last year, fans and journalists have repeatedly been asking Phil Spencer about which Bethesda titles will see release across all platforms or will they be exclusive to Xbox?

Now that Bethesda finally joins Xbox family, Phil Spencer revealed in a blog post lately that PC, Game Pass and Xbox consoles will offer best experience for Bethesda games while some new titles will launch exclusively on PC and Xbox.


Xbox brand head Phil Spencer confirms platform exclusivity for PC and Xbox consoles in one of his recent statement.

This is the next step in building an industry-leading first-party studios team, a commitment we have to our Xbox community. With the addition of the Bethesda creative teams, gamers should know that Xbox consoles, PC, and Game Pass will be the best place to experience new Bethesda games, including some new titles in the future that will be exclusive to Xbox and PC players.


Although some upcoming Bethesda games like Deathloop and GhostWire: Tokyo will be timed exclusives for PlayStation 5 console, select new titles will release exclusively for players on Xbox and PC platforms, according to Microsoft.

Whether or not Bethesda will be working on new games for Nintendo or PlayStation platforms is yet to be seen. However, Phil Spencer stated in an early interview that Microsoft will evaluate all future releases on a case-by-case basis.

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