WE'VE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

Watch Phil Spencer unveil The Initiative on the stage at E3.


"GAMES THAT NO ONE ELSE IS MAKING"

VentureBeat spoke with Darrell Gallagher to learn what it takes to open a brand new triple-A studio.


"XBOX IS… PLAYING TO WIN"

Read why IGN thinks The Initiative helped make Microsoft's E3 announcement "arguably the best one ever."


MICROSOFT IS GETTING READY FOR THE NEXT XBOX VS. PLAYSTATION CONSOLE WAR


MICROSOFT HAS FIVE (!) NEW INTERNAL STUDIOS

Polygon breaks down Microsoft's acquisition of four new studios—and the founding of The Initiative


MICROSOFT SCOOPS UP FOUR GAME STUDIOS FOR XBOX AND CREATES ONE OF ITS OWN

See what the Seattle Times had to say about Phil Spencer's announcements at E3.


FROM HALO TO SEA OF THIEVES

Check out Variety's coverage of our studio head, Darrell Gallagher, and his history of groundbreaking games.