Who owns Obsidian?

Who owns Obsidian?

Obsidian Entertainment

Type Subsidiary
Founders Feargus Urquhart Chris Parker Chris Avellone Darren Monahan Chris Jones
Headquarters Irvine, California , U.S.
Number of employees 200 (2019)
Parent Xbox Game Studios (2018–present)

Is Obsidian owned by Microsoft?

Before being bought by Microsoft, Obsidian Entertainment was approached and nearly acquired by another major publisher, but the studio turned it down. Ever since it was bought out by Microsoft in 2018, Obsidian Entertainment has become one of the Xbox publisher’s key first party studios.

Is Obsidian owned by Bethesda?

Both Bethesda and Obsidian are owned by Microsoft now. It’s because Microsoft announced today that it had acquired ZeniMax Media, the parent company to Bethesda Softworks. Fallout: New Vegas was a Fallout game published by Bethesda, but developed by Obsidian (itself purchased by Microsoft in 2018).

Does Obsidian games still exist?

Obsidian Entertainment: Grounded First, Grounded is expected to have its full release in 2022, leaving its game preview/early access state. Obsidian is currently working on Termites and some generalized Quality of Life/inventory management features.

Why did Microsoft buy Obsidian?

Microsoft’s decision to acquire Obsidian was motivated by the studio’s success stories, and the company communicated that it wants the developer to keep on keeping on. Obsidian is now able to create games of ‘better quality’ and ‘on a grander scale’ that hopefully its fans will enjoy just as much as its classic titles.

When did Microsoft buy Obsidian?

Microsoft acquired Obsidian Entertainment back in 2018, when the studio was known primarily for RPG hits like Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire and Fallout: New Vegas.

Why did Obsidian sell to Microsoft?

Speaking to Game Informer, Obsidian’s CEO Feargus Urquhart discussed why the company joined forces with Microsoft, noting that it came out of a desire for financial security and the resources needed for them to make the kinds of games they want to make.

Is Obsidian sharper than diamond?

Surprisingly, the edge of a piece of obsidian is superior to that of a surgeon’s steel scalpel. It is 3 times sharper than diamond and between 500-1000 times sharper than a razor or a surgeon’s steel blade resulting in easier incisions and fewer microscopic ragged tissue cuts. Obsidian is found all over the world.

Will obsidian make another CRPG?

Sawyer started something Microsoft is giving Obsidian Entertainment all the work it can handle. It appears as though the developer has at least four games in production right now. We are all but assured that Obsidian will make an Outer Worlds sequel at some point, but that’s probably not Sawyer’s baby.