Confirming rumors, Microsoft has formally introduced it’ll maintain a “roundtable” occasion in the present day at 10 AM PT the place it’ll share extra particulars on Microsoft’s $7.5 billion buyout of ZeniMax. The deal was formally accomplished this week, paving the best way for Bethesda to change into a part of Microsoft.
What To Count on
This would possibly not be a information occasion the place we discover out extra on The Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield, or the subsequent Fallout sport. Xbox advertising boss Aaron Greenberg said, “Notice, that is NOT FOCUSED ON NEWS/REVEALS, however an ideal probability to study extra in regards to the groups & folks at Bethesda.”
For his half, Bethesda’s Pete Hines mentioned the roundtable will introduce folks to the “faces behind the Bethesda video games and studios and love.” The precise checklist of panelists for the roundtable has not been introduced, nor do we all know the size of the occasion.
Get to know a few of the faces behind the Bethesda video games and studios and love in our roundtable dialogue with @Xbox – 1pm ET in the present day on Bethesda (and Xbox) YouTube channel: https://t.co/2wd4eSO9XR pic.twitter.com/UnNJ2YSeE5
— Pete Hines (@DCDeacon) March 11, 2021
This is not the primary time that such a roundtable has occurred, both, as Phil Spencer from Xbox and Pete Hines and Todd Howard from Bethesda sat down for a wide-ranging chat in regards to the deal again in 2020. You’ll be able to watch and hearken to that podcast here on YouTube. The large distinction is that Microsoft now formally owns Bethesda and could possibly converse extra freely in regards to the future.
What Time And How To Watch
You’ll be able to watch the Microsoft-Bethesda briefing proper right here by way of the YouTube embed. It is scheduled to start at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.
We’ll report again with any and all huge information from the roundtable occasion because it occurs, so hold checking again with GameSpot for the most recent.