Microsoft tried to purchase Nintendo before the original Xbox launch

When Microsoft’s Xbox was first announced in 2000, the console was met with some early trepidation. As Microsoft worked to secure partnerships with game publishers and studios, they also attempted to purchase several major players in the gaming industry, including Nintendo. With weak launch games, Microsoft tried to purchase Nintendo (and failed) In a report from Bloomberg, multiple people from the early days of the console’s release detailed Microsoft’s rocky development. Some of these accounts covered attempts by the freshman gaming company to acquire major gaming studios. The Xbox needed games and Microsoft went after some of the largest game […] The post Microsoft tried to purchase Nintendo before the original Xbox launch appeared first on Daily Esports.
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