Microsoft To Showcase More Of Its Plans With Bethesda This Summer


Posted on March 11, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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It is no surprise on Thursday learning more of Microsoft’s plans in future reference with its acquisition of Bethesda parent company, Zenimax Media. As established in the hosted roundtable livestream earlier in the day, the Xbox team issued that its main concern leading ahead with Bethesda now welcomed to the family is to hone in on its ambitions for Xbox Game Pass.

“If you’re an Xbox customer, the thing I want you to know is this is about delivering great exclusive games for you that ship on platforms where Game Pass exists, and that’s our goal. That’s why we’re doing this,” Xbox head Phil Spencer clarifies during the show. Already, Microsoft illustrates this with the near two dozen titles from Bethesda being entered to Xbox Game Pass later on Friday this week.

As for its intentions moving forward, Bethesda’s future projects are still very much in the dark. However, the discussion soon reveals a planned showcase is said to take place later this summer in fact. “We’ll have something this summer,” Erin Losi, Bethesda Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications discloses during the talk.

She adds that her and Xbox General Manager Aaron Greenberg already began discussing the plans for this coming summer and issues it requires months in advanced to gather the appropriate content and footage to host said presentation. Greenberg comments, “We’re deep in planning mode and its awesome because even as we’ve talked about, we think about content, we think how we produce things like we actually a lot of the same teams.

“We think about stuff in the same way, so even the process, people don’t realize, but when you go put, you know, historically, it was like the E3, you know, event or whatever – you put on a show, you do a digital thing. Like, people don’t realize that takes months and months of preparation. “

More news on the games coming to Xbox Game Pass, the platform holder revealed that some of those titles are already planned to receive FPS Boost updates later in the year. Very “soon”, in fact. You can read the full report by heading here.

What are you excited to hear from Bethesda later this summer?

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