Gears Of War videogame will stay in Xbox arsenal
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Microsoft on Monday said that it bought the rights to Gears Of War in a move that promises to keep the hit videogame franchise true to Xbox consoles.
Microsoft and rival Sony in November released new-generation videogame consoles, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 respectively, and the battle for devotees includes exclusive games.
Gears Of War has been only available for play on Xbox consoles and Windows-powered personal computers.
Buying the rights from studio Epic Games allows Microsoft to lock the door to a version being crafted for PlayStation at some point in the future.