Microsoft acquires Psychonauts developer Double Fine

Double Fine, the studio behind games like Psychonauts and Broken Age, has been acquired by Xbox Game Studios. The news was announced on-stage today at E3 2019.

Double Fine’a addition brings Xbox Game Studios standalone developers to 15. “Under the leadership of industry veteran Tim Schafer, Double Fine has been a beacon of creativity and spirit in game development for almost 20 years with classic games like Pyschonauts, Brütal Legend and Broken Age, said Head of Xbox Game Studios Matt Booty in a prepared statement. “At the root of every game is an emphasis on creating crazy worlds with originality, story and fun. That commitment to creating a unique, player-centric experience is what drew us to the studio, and I’m looking forward to…

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