Microsoft Studios acquires rights to Gears of War franchise!

Posted on January 27, 2014 by Tyler Nienburg

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Today Microsoft announces they acquired the rights to the “Gears Of War” franchise from Epic Games.

Phil Spencer: “It all comes back to our commitment to Xbox fans. The “Gears of War” franchise has a very strong, passionate and valued fan base on Xbox. Over 22 units have been sold across all Gears of War titles worldwide grossing over $1B. By acquiring this franchise, Microsoft Studios will continue to offer them more of their favorite games and entertainment experiences from the “Gears of War” universe.

Hanno Lemke (General Manager of Black Tusk Studios) says: We hope to be able to share more news about “Gears of War” Later this year.

To me this news was shocking I was not expecting to see this. What do you guys think?

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