Microsoft is an American corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions.
It owns various divisions and developers. One of them was Ensemble Studios, a computer gaming industry that created the Age of Empires Series before being disbandment by Microsoft. Developers that previously work in Ensemble studios have recently founded Robot Entertainment, the successor of Ensemble Studios.
Microsoft Game Studios Edit
Microsoft Game Studios (or MGS) is a brand owned by Microsoft and introduced in 2002 to represent the company as a video game publisher.
Age of Empires Involvement Edit
MGS is currently the owner of the Age of Empires Franchise, it handles the support for Age of Empires III and its expansions.