Kotaku recently reported and Microsoft is close to inking a deal to purchase the independent developer Obsidian Entertainment. According to the report, the deal is “90%” finished.

Obsidian is best known for its work on RPG series like Knights of the Old Republic II, and Fallout: New Vegas, and most recently the Pillars of Eternity series.

Neither Microsoft or Obsidian have confirmed the rumor, but we’ve reach out to both companies for a comment.

[Source: Kotaku]


This is still a rumor, but it does have some merit. At E3, Microsoft announced the acquisition of several companies, such as Ninja Theory, Playground Games, and Compulsion. Recently, Microsoft has been on the move to renew it’s push into the games marekt, so if this is true, it could mean good things for Xbox owners in the coming years.

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