Starfield Was Planned For PS5 Prior To Microsoft’s ZeniMax Acquisition, FTC Says

Starfield, the next major Xbox console-exclusive from the makers of Skyrim and Fallout, was originally planned to release on PlayStation 5, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Documents recently made public as part of the FTC’s injunction against Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard state that prior to Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax, both Starfield and Redfall were planned to release on rival Sony’s PS5 console.

That obviously changed once Microsoft announced it would be purchasing ZeniMax in 2020, with the deal being finalized in March of 2021. Starfield was originally announced in 2018. The game’s announcement teaser does not mention what platforms the game would ship on.

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