Xbox head Phil Spencer announced Sunday that Microsoft has acquired Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games. "We've been given the freedom to explore, try new things and operate like an independent studio, with the backing from one of the biggest companies in the world to do something bold and different".
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After years of announcements, updates, and delays, Compulsion Games' story-focused survival adventure game We Happy Few will be releasing on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on August 10, later this year. If rumors are correct, that other game could be a full-fledged Fable game.
Spencer said that not only will the developer continue to work on the Forza Horizon franchise, but it will also "bring its open-world expertise to a brand-new project".
Hellblade studio Ninja Theory has also been snapped up by Microsoft, presumably to make some exciting first-party action games for Xbox.