Category: Microsoft Studios Projects

Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (November 2017)

November 2017 Edition

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians Updates – Xbox One
    • Next Halo
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves – Spring 2018
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 Updates
    • Next Gears of War
  • Turn10
    • Forza Motorsport 7 DLC
    • Next Forza

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Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (April 2017)

April 2017 Edition

Last one was July 2016 so this is a big update, i’ve changed how their second-party projects have been laid out per project as well, its a rather pitiful list admittedly. Next one will probably be E3

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians Updates – Xbox One
    • Next Halo
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 Updates
    • Next Gears of War
  • Turn10
    • Next Forza Motorsport

Second-Party Projects (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (July 2016)

E3 2016 Edition

After E3 Microsoft confirmed all games going forwards are releasing on Xbox One and Windows 10 so I have taken off the platforms listed for those titles because its completely pointless really.

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians Updates – Xbox One
    • Forge: Halo 5 Guardians Edition – Windows 10
    • Halo Wars 2 – 21st February 2017
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift [OR Spring 2016]
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves – 2017
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 – 11th October 2016
    • Gears of War Ultimate Edition Updates
  • Turn10
    • Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)
    • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex (Windows 10)
    • Forza Horizon 3 – 27th September 2016

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

May 2016 Edition

Next list will be post-E3 2016 in mid-June.

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians Updates – Xbox One
    • Halo Wars 2 – Xbox One/Windows 10 [Fall 2016]
  • Decisive Games
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift [OR Spring 2016]
    • Cobalt – Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC [February 2016]
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves – Xbox One/Windows 10 [2016]
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 – Xbox One [11th October 2016]
    • Gears of War Ultimate Edition Updates – Xbox One/Windows 10
  • Turn10
    • Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)
    • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex (Windows 10)

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (April 2016)

April 2016 Edition

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians Updates – Xbox One
    • Halo Wars 2 – Xbox One/Windows 10 [Fall 2016]
  • Decisive Games
  • Lionhead Studios [Potentially shutting down]
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift [OR Spring 2016]
    • Cobalt – Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC [February 2016]
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves – Xbox One/Windows 10 [2016]
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 – Xbox One [Fall 2016, Beta Spring 2016]
    • Gears of War Ultimate Edition Updates – Xbox One/Windows 10
  • Turn10
    • Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)
    • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex (Windows 10)

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (March 2016)

March 2016 Edition

New layout with games current release dates/periods alongside them, a couple of days later than normal due to the showcase event held last week which lifted its embargo on Tuesday and had a few new things (on top of Hololens stuff) to show off.

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries
    • Halo 5: Guardians DLC – Xbox One
    • Halo Wars 2 – Xbox One/Windows 10 [Fall 2016]
  • Decisive Games
  • Lionhead Studios
    • Fable Legends – Xbox One/Windows 10 [Spring 2016]
  • Microsoft Casual Games
    • Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang
    • Minecraft updates – PC/Mobile/Hololens/Oculus Rift [OR Spring 2016]
    • Cobalt – Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC [February 2016]
  • Press Play
    • Project Knoxville
  • Rare
    • Sea of Thieves – Xbox One/Windows 10 [2016]
  • Team Dakota
    • Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition
    • Gears of War 4 – Xbox One [Holiday 2016, Beta Spring 2016]
    • Gears of War Ultimate Edition – Xbox One/Windows 10
  • Turn10
    • Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)
    • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex (Windows 10)

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

February 2016 Edition

I missed the January 2016 one but the list is back, not a huge amount of updates so far but a few things from January to change.

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians DLC (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/Windows 10)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/Windows 10)
  • Microsoft Casual Games – Microsoft Ultimate Word Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – Project Knoxville
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/Windows 10)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/Windows 10)
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current Projects and Studios list (December 2015)

December 2015 Edition

First-Party Studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians DLC (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/PC)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • Microsoft Casual Games – Casual Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – Project Knoxville
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)

Second-Party Studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects and studios list (November 2015)

November 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/PC)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • Microsoft Casual Games – Casual Games for Windows 10
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – Project Knoxville
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects and studios list (October 2015)

October 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/PC)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Hololens development
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – Project Knoxville
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 DLC (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects list (September 2015)

Gamescom 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/PC)
  • Big Park – Entertainment and sports apps (Xbox One)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Hololens development
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – New project choices
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC) / RareReplay (Xbox One)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Twisted Pixel – “AAA” game
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects list (August 2015 – Gamescom)

Gamescom 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One) / Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One/PC)
  • Big Park – Entertainment and sports apps (Xbox One)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Hololens development
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Cobalt (Xbox One/Xbox 360/PC)
  • Press Play – Unannounced new project
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC) / RareReplay (Xbox One)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Twisted Pixel – “AAA” game
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects list (July 2015)

July 2015 Edition

Please note with Microsoft’s Gamescom conference in early August (likely Tuesday 4th, but don’t hold me to that), I will be holding off on the August Edition until after that show

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One)
  • Big Park – Entertainment and sports apps (Xbox One)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Touch Devices Project / 3 unknown projects
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens)
  • Press Play – Unannounced new project
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC) / RareReplay (Xbox One)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Twisted Pixel – “AAA” game
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects list (E3 2015 Super Mega Turbo Edition)

E3 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One)
  • Big Park – Entertainment and sports apps (Xbox One)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced strategy game
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Touch Devices Project / 3 unknown projects
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile/Hololens) / Scrolls (PC/Mobile)
  • Press Play – Kalimba (Xbox One/PC)
  • Rare –  Sea of Thieves (Xbox One/PC) / RareReplay (Xbox One)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • The Coalition – Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) / Gears of War Ultimate Edition (Xbox One/PC)
  • Twisted Pixel – “AAA” game
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)

Microsoft Studios – Current projects list (Pre-E3 June 2015)

Pre-E3 June 2015 Edition

First-party studios:

  • 343 Industries – Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) / Halo: The Master Chief Collection updates (Xbox One)
  • Big Park – Entertainment and sports apps (Xbox One)
  • Black Tusk Studios – Gears of War (Xbox One)
  • Decisive Games – Unannounced project
  • [Fun]ction Studios – Hololens development
  • Good Science Studio – Hololens development
  • Lift London – Touch Devices Project / 3 unknown projects
  • Lionhead Studios – Fable Legends (Xbox One/PC) / New IP
  • LXP – Hololens development
  • Mojang – Minecraft (PC/Mobile) / Scrolls (PC/Mobile)
  • Press Play – Kalimba (Xbox One/PC)
  • Rare – Unannounced game(s?)
  • Team Dakota – Project Spark (Xbox One/PC)
  • Twisted Pixel – “AAA game”
  • Turn10 – Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One)

Second party studios (publishing relationships or contract work): (more…)