As the Microsoft v. FTC trial concludes and a verdict is expected next week, we discuss the 7 big things we’ve learned so far, from the fate of Bethesda game exclusivity to other publishers Microsoft was considering buying, and more and analyze. Also: An independent investigative report on the state of The Initiative and Perfect Dark Reboot.
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