Citing internal emails, a new report claims that Microsoft is offering a $1,500 "pandemic bonus" to almost all of its employees. GitHub, LinkedIn, and ZeniMax staff are apparently not eligible.
Bethesda SVP Pete Hines has issued an apology to people who are frustrated that Starfield will not be available on their preferred platform, while also emphasizing that it is what it is.
Microsoft will soon be hosting a special joint conference that shows off wares from both Xbox and Bethesda according to Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty. This is likely to be a part of E3.
The week that's just gone by has brought us news of the ongoing Exchange vulnerabilities, the completion of Microsoft's ZeniMax buyout, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Phil Spencer has said that future Bethesda titles without contractual obligations will only be available on platforms where Xbox Game Pass exists, confirming Xbox ecosystem exclusivity.
Microsoft has announced a massive wave of Xbox Game Pass games that will hit tomorrow March 12. The games are from eight Bethesda Softworks franchises, including The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, and more.
Microsoft today officially welcomed ZeniMax Media and its eight studios into Xbox, bringing in development giants like Bethesda, MachineGames, id, and more. Xbox exclusives are planned.
Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax Media, has been approved by the European Union. Microsoft will own massive franchises like DOOM, The Elder Scrolls, and more.
The week that's just ending has brought news relating to the ZeniMax acquisition, productivity enhancements, Windows updates, and more. Be sure to catch up on all that via our handy overview.
The European Union's competition regulators are set to decide the fate of Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax Media on March 5. If approved, the deal will bring titles like Doom under Microsoft's wing.
A number of announcements graced the home page this week, including some Microsoft departures, new builds, and a surprising game announcement from MachineGames. Catch up via our handy overview.
2020 ends in a few days, which makes now the perfect time to take a look back at some events and happenings in the tech landscape which caught us off-guard, for better or for worse.
In an interview, Phil Spencer has stated that Microsoft is under no pressure to release upcoming Bethesda games on PlayStation platforms to recoup its $7.5 billion ZeniMax Media purchase.
Without a doubt, this was a big week for Microsoft news. From the giant gaming acquisition, the announcements from Ignite 2020, and more, be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
id Software's Doom Eternal launch happened last week, and it had managed to break franchise sales records. The well-received shooter had witnessed double the sales of the 2016 reboot.
ZeniMax Media has now officially filed a lawsuit against Oculus VR, claiming that its CTO John Carmack helped to develop the Oculus Rift hardware and software while still working at id Software.
A new statement from Oculus VR strikes back against ZeniMax Media's claims that its CTO John Carmack took any IP from id Software to Oculus, saying there is no Zenimax code "in any Oculus products."
ZeniMax Media, the owner of id Software, has sent out legal notices to both Oculus VR and Facebook, claiming that John Carmack improperly took Zenimax's IP when he left id to become CTO of Oculus VR.