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You Can Migrate Your Bethesda Games to Steam, But It’s Kind of Messy

As the Bethesda Launcher is sunsetting on May 11, meaning that you won’t be able to play any Bethesda games after said date, you can now transfer your library to Steam. While the process sounds fairly simple on paper, many players are encountering all sorts of errors. The support Twitter…

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How to Migrate Your Bethesda Launcher Games to Steam

Starting April 27, you can now migrate your Bethesda Launcher games to Steam. The developer’s own launcher is sunsetting on May 11, which means you’ll no longer be able to play games from there, but you can already begin the transfer to Steam. This guide explains how it all works,…

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ICYMI: Here’s a Recap of Microsoft and Bethesda’s E3 Conference

If you hadn’t heard, Microsoft bought Bethesda, so the two companies have combined their usual E3 press conferences this year. So that means we’re getting updates from Microsoft, a bunch of third-party developers, and also the collective of Bethesda and its various studios in the span of 90 minutes. If…

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Starfield Leaked Ahead of Conference with November Release Date

Ahead of their annual E3 conference today, Microsoft’s newly-acquired Bethesda acquisition got a bit of a hit in the stomach when Starfield was seen for the first official time since the game was revealed at E3 2018. It comes out from The Washington Post’s┬áLauncher site, which accidentally posted an in-engine…

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This Week in News is About Microsoft, Metal-Detecting, and Monsters

Welcome to This Week in News, where we quickly run down all the biggest news of the week in an easy summary. Tales of Arise Returns After a Year With the Promise of Upcoming News – The Bandai Namco JRPG has been infrequently detail-free since its E3 2019 debut, but…

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ICYMI: Bethesda and Xbox Stream Brings Game Pass News, Contradictory Exclusivity Information

If you hadn’t heard, Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda and all its studios has finally been made official this week. As such, the company is bringing 20 games to Game Pass for Xbox and Windows. The list of 20 games reads as follows: Dishonored: Definitive Edition Dishonored 2 Doom Doom II…

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Bethesda and Microsoft Make it Facebook Official, Clarify Exclusivity Terms

Microsoft and Bethesda’s $7.5 billion exclusivity deal is now officially set in stone. Bethesda and all its studios are part of Xbox Game Studios. That might sound like old news, but the deal had to go through various regulatory approvals before checks and contracts could be signed. But now that…

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Microsoft on the Precipice of Closing Zenimax Deal

It has not been that long since Microsoft announced a potential acquisition of Zenimax, parent company of Bethesda Games, but the process is just a few steps away from the finish line. The $7.5 billion deal requires some degree of government oversight to go through in order to investigate potential…

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Microsoft Spends More Money Than I Will Ever See to Buy Bethesda

As Microsoft looks to expand its first-party catalog as we head into the Xbox Series X/S’ generation, it realized it had $7.5 billion lying around to acquire Bethesda and all its studios. This is how we ended up with the announcement that Bethesda, its IP, and all the studios under…

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Fanbyte Evening News April 1, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this evening’s news! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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Bethesda Brings Human Head Studios Staff Into New Original Studio

The development team formerly working under Human Head Studios has joined Bethesda under a new studio name, Bethesda announced this morning in a press release. The Maryland-based publisher opened Roundhouse Studios in Wisconsin, where Human Head Studios is based, and the team “will immediately begin work on unannounced projects at…

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Fallout 76 Curse Strikes Again with Power Armor Helmet Mold Recall

At this point, I think we can all agree that Fallout 76 is a deeply cursed product. Despite the dedicated group of players who somehow manage to make the game fun for themselves, the game itself has never seemed particularly interested in aiding in that endeavor, and neither has the…

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E3 Favorite Ikumi Nakamura Leaves Tango Gameworks, ZeniMax

Ikumi Nakamura, Tango Gameworks’ Creative Director who rose to internet stardom after becoming everyone’s favorite part of E3 2019, has left Tango and its parent company ZeniMax Media. Nakamura made the announcement today on Twitter. She also provided a link to her LinkedIn profile. She only elaborated very slightly about…

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Doom on Switch to Lose Internet Connection Requirement

Bethesda is rescinding the internet connectivity requirement built in to its recent ports of Doom and Doom 2 on the Nintendo Switch, the publisher announced over the weekend. “The BethesdaNet login requirement was included for the Slayers Club, to reward members for playing the classic DOOM games,” Bethesda said in…

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