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Microsoft buys Bethesda Softworks for $7.5 billion: What happens next to the Bethesda’s PS5 exclusives?

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On Monday, Microsoft made its most expensive deal in the gaming sector. Microsoft bought Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media at a deal of $7.5 billion. The deal was made on Monday. Bethesda is one of the biggest publishers in the gaming industry. It is the owner of some of the most successful gaming series.

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Well, some of the biggest questions that bounce are that whether the Bethesda games become Microsoft exclusive and what will happen to the PS5 exclusives- Deathloop and GhostWire: Tokyo.

Well, it was cleared in the above tweet that Microsoft will honour the exclusivity of the two titles for PS5. However, the other games that will be released in future will be launching on Xbox, PC and the other consoles.

Well, both these titles will be exclusive for PS5 for a limited time. So, now they are supposed to release on PC in 2021. However, it remains a mystery whether these titles will arrive at the Xbox consoles or not.

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Deathloop is a first-person shooter game. It is about assassins that are stuck in a time loop. The game was originally set to release this year but now has been delayed to August of 2021.

GhostWire: Tokyo is a first-person melee and magic-based game.

However, if you own The Elder Scrolls: Online player, then you need to know that the game will be supported just the way it was, and it is expected to keep growing on every platform that is currently supported. The Elder Scrolls: Online player is currently playable on the PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia and Mac. In August, the studio announced that the game will also arrive on the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

 

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