Microsoft Corporation

Moby ID: 13596

  • Microsoft (from 1975-04-04 to 1986-03)

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Founded in 1975, Microsoft has become the biggest name in productivity, home entertainment and business software - from the most used operating systems in the world (DOS and later Windows) to Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Azure and more.

Microsoft has also become a major contributor to video games software in the PC market since the mid 90's, with publishing rights to BattleTech, Age of Empires, Gears of War and Flight Simulator, among many others. Since 2002, the company has used the Microsoft Game Studios (today Xbox Game Studios) label for the video games it publishes.

Microsoft entered the home video games console market in 2001 with the Xbox. It was followed by the Xbox 360 in 2005, Xbox One in 2013 and Xbox Series X|S in 2020.

In 2012 Microsoft released their first hybrid tablet called Surface.

Credited on 663 Games from 1979 to 2023

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Alan Wake II (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series)
Forza Motorsport (2023 on Windows, Xbox Series, Windows Apps)
Hellsweeper VR (2023 on Windows, Quest, PlayStation 5)
Starfield (2023 on Windows, Xbox Series, Windows Apps...)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series...)
Quake II (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Atlas Fallen (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series)
Final Fantasy XVI (2023 on PlayStation 5)
Harmony: The Fall of Reverie (2023 on Windows, Nintendo Switch)
Tin Hearts (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Minecraft Legends (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Company of Heroes 3 (2023 on Windows)
Company of Heroes 3 (Launch Edition) (2023 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Windows)
Age of Empires II: Deluxe Definitive Edition Bundle (2023 on Xbox Series, Windows Apps, Xbox One)
Pentiment (2022 on Windows, Windows Apps, Xbox One...)
Age of Empires: 25th Anniversary Collection (2022 on Windows)
Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope (2022 on Nintendo Switch)
A Plague Tale: Requiem (2022 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series...)
A Plague Tale: Requiem - Cloud Version (2022 on Nintendo Switch)
Homeworld: Mobile (2022 on Android, iPad, iPhone)

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History +

October 13th, 2023

Company announces the acquisition of Activision Blizzard and all its subsidiaries.

January 18th, 2022

Company announces intention to purchase Activision Blizzard, Inc. and all its subsidiaries for US$ 68.7 billion.

September 15th, 2014

Microsoft bought Mojang AB

September 24th, 2002

Microsoft buys the game developer Rare.

November 2001

Microsoft release the X-Box, their first home entertainment console, along with 1st person shooter Halo.

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Trivia +

Microsoft is traded under ticker symbol MSFT.

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