Microsoft buys New Orleans video game studio inXile Entertainment


In 2015, California-based video game development company inXile Entertainment announced it was expanding to New Orleans. Now, inXile is part of the growing Microsoft family.

“inXile will remain and grow in New Orleans, but now as part of Microsoft Studios, the growing gaming division of Microsoft,” shared Michael Hecht, CEO and President of Greater New Orleans, Inc., the region’s economic development agency.

Company CEO Brian Fargo made the announcement with a YouTube video over the weekend. He said this is going to be great for both the company’s employees and their fans. We, “could not be happier to continue bringing you RPGs for many years to come!” shared inXile.

Fargo plans to spend 100% of his time on product development.

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