Formerly known as Microsoft Game Studios, Microsoft Studios is a brand owned by Microsoft and introduced in 2002 to represent the company as a video game publisher, coinciding with the launch of the Xbox.
Games published by Microsoft under the MS label are typically released for the Windows and/or Xbox 360 platforms exclusively, regardless of whether the developer is a first- or third-party.
Popular titles are the Fable series, developed by Lionhead Studios, Forza Motorsport, by Turn 10 Studios, Gears of War, by Epic, and Halo, by Bungie and 343.
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