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Microsoft acquires game studio Double Fine

IANS  |  San Francisco 

has acquired Double Fine, the studio behind top-notch games like and Broken Age, for an undisclosed sum.

The tech giant announced the acquisition at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019 event in on Sunday.

"At last year's E3, announced five new studio acquisitions, including Ninja Theory and Playground Games," reports

In a video, founder said that "nothing about us is going to change at all" after the acquisition.

"Under the leadership of industry veteran Tim Schafer, has been a beacon of creativity and spirit in game development for almost 20 years with classic games like Psychonauts, Brutal Legend and Broken Age," Matt Booty, of Xbox Game Studios, said in a statement.

giant Microsoft has also brought its traditionally console-centric subscription service Xbox Game Pass to Windows 10.

The company is promising a new, "curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including Bethesda, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, and Sega.



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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 09:16 IST