Microsoft Rumored to Buy Fallout: New Vegas Developer Obsidian

RUMOR Sources Reporting that Microsoft May Be Buying Obsidian Entertainment

Rumor: Microsoft to Acquire 'Fallout: New Vegas' Developer Obsidian Entertainment

With that said, Obsidian's games saw a great deal of success on the original Xbox and the Xbox 360 with a few console exclusives, such as the much-loved KOTOR II: Knights of the Old Republic.

Microsoft is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to purchase indie RPG developer Obsidian Entertainment based on three anonymous sources who spoke to Kotaku.

The Irvine, California-based studio has always been beloved by RPG fans, but has often faced financial strains, almost going out of business in 2012 before it signed a deal for an online tank game and launched a Kickstarter for the isometric throwback that would become Pillars of Eternity. Obsidian, on the other hand, said: "Unfortunately, we don't comment on rumors or speculation other than to say that the Rumors album by Fleetwood Mac still holds up".

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An article from Kotaku has commented on Microsoft's intentions to acquire Obsidian Entertainment. It was the highest video game Kickstarter at the time. While these deals sometimes fall apart at the last minute, one source told Kotaku that it was merely "a matter of when, not if". It seems that Obsidian Entertainment might make that six soon.

There is no doubt about Sony having the majority of wonderful game titles for their PS4 platform, but contrary to popular belief that may not be the case in the future years to come.

Rumours that Obsidian could become part of the Xbox family have been doing the rounds ever since Microsoft announced the acquisition of five new studios at E3, and hinted they were after more. Behind the scenes Microsoft is picking up some quite formidable game development studios to battle the goliath of Sony.

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