Microsoft closes Xbox Entertainment Studio

Today Microsoft announced that part of the 18k jobs being cut would also come from Xbox Entertainment Studio. The studio that was set up to bring original TV programing for Xbox owners will be closed. However its projects such as Halo Tv, Halo Nightfall, and the Atari documentary will continue there productions. Xbox CEO Phil Spencer said that the heads of the studio will stay on to help with the finishing of these productions and other projects. Expect Halo Nightfall to still ship this fall with the Master Chief Collection, and Halo TV to begin late 2015.