It seems that the idea of third party marketing deals are alive and well in the console gaming industry. The good folks over at Rectify Gaming report that Microsoft may have signed marketing deals for several upcoming titles such as the highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. The rumored list of games includes:
The Rectify Gaming website seems to be down as of this writing but here is a post from their official Twitter account confirming the rumor:
EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft to have marketing rights for Borderlands 3, Cyberpunk 2077, Splinter Cell, Battlefield V and more.
— Rectify Gaming (@RectifyGaming) April 4, 2018
Rectify Gaming has reported accurate details about Microsoft’s Xbox business in the past – the naming of the Xbox One X is a recent example.
We will let you know if these rumored marketing deals are confirmed.