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Microsoft may sell Xbox Entertainment Studios to Warner Bros

Microsoft Entertainment Studios may live on, Warner Bros. in talks

By Shane McGlaun from Aug 15, 2014 @ 12:01 CDT

If you were one of the gaming fans that likes the idea of Microsoft making shows based on video games and other properties, you were also one of the folks disappointed when Microsoft decided to shutter Xbox Entertainment Studios (XES). Word has now surfaced that Microsoft has held preliminary talks with Warner Bros. That could see Xbox Entertainment Studios live on.


If the talks work out, XES would end up being a stand-alone entity based at Warner Bros. studios. Word is that Warner would want to merge XES with Machinima, the YouTube network it already owns a stake in. The talks are at a very early stage says those familiar with the deal.

A spokesman for Warner said the studio was "constantly having preliminary discussions regarding business opportunities with numerous companies at any given time. A conversation is just that - a conversation."

NEWS SOURCES:Hollywoodreporter.com

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