Microsoft corporate logo.

Microsoft is an American software and computer hardware company. Microsoft's disk operating system MS-DOS was the original target for all Doom engine games, followed by Windows for Doom 3 engine games. On September 21, 2020, id Software parent company ZeniMax Media announced an agreement to be acquired in its entirety by Microsoft for a sum of US $7.5 billion.[1] This purchase, completed on March 9, 2021, granted ownership of the Doom series and other id Software brands to Microsoft.[2] Microsoft subsequently also acquired the publishing company Activision as of October 13, 2023, an acquisition which granted it ownership of Raven Software.[3]


Doom and Doom-engine games created for Microsoft platforms include:

Windows CE / Windows Mobile[edit]
Windows 95 and later[edit]
Windows 2000/Windows XP and later[edit]
Windows Vista and later[edit]
Windows 7 and later[edit]
Xbox 360[edit]
Xbox One[edit]
Xbox Series X|S[edit]

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  1. Batchelor, James (21 September 2020). "Xbox buys Bethesda parent ZeniMax for $7.5bn." Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  2. Spencer, Phil (9 March 2021). "Officially Welcoming Bethesda to Team Xbox." Xbox Wire. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  3. Welsh, Oli (13 October 2023). "21 months later, Microsoft finally owns Activision Blizzard." Polygon. Retrieved 13 October 2023.