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What did Microsoft want from Starfield? | Opinion

What did Microsoft want from Starfield? | Opinion

Bethesda's latest is a bona fide hit, topping US sales charts – but for Microsoft's plan to use exclusives to drive Game Pass subscriptions, that success is a double-edged sword
A Starfield screenshot showing a character standing in the distance on an alien planet, looking toward the camera. The near- and middle-ground is taken up by large and glistening-but-worn metallic walls that seemingly get darker as they get closer to the camera's viewpoint. A large planet with rings around it is visible in the sky behind the character.

Starfield | Critical Consensus

Critics note limits of space exploration and story in Bethesda's highly-anticipated release