Microsoft Acquires All Rights For The Legendary ‘Gears of War’ Series.

In a momentous move, Microsoft announces that they have purchased the intellectual property rights to the Epic Games series, Gears of War. With the acquisition, and with that, Vancouver based Black Tusk Studios sets into motion to take over development of the legendary Gears of War universe.  Epic founder and CEO Tim Sweeney Epic stated that his company remains fully dedicated to supporting Xbox One and is licensing the Unreal Engine 4 technology to Microsoft in support of their future projects as the Gears of War franchise going forward remains consistent with the high quality of gaming interaction that fans have come to expect from the franchise. Read more here.


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