Microsoft to shut Xbox Entertainment Studios

Friday 18 July 2014 | 10:01 CET | News
Microsoft will shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, which produced original video programming for the Xbox platform since its creation two years ago, Xbox head Phil Spencer informed Xbox Entertainment Studios staff in an email. The move is part of Microsoft's wider restructuring efforts comprising 18,000 job cuts. The 200-person studio will be closed within months, with employees to stay on long enough to finish Xbox Originals-branded projects currently in production, including the Spielberg-produced Halo TV series and "Halo: Nightfall" digital feature film. Spencer said that Xbox would

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