Y'all need to read the articles before commenting I swear.e
Deathloop was not counted under MS, it was counted under Bethesda's rank at #5
Its still been part of the conversation surrounding their performance and the significant part still applies -as in the project was well underway at the point of acquisition in regards to Psychonauts.
If I was looking to pick at the Metacritic ranking I'd simply disallow the port of Flight Sim, especially given how much of the heavy lifting tech-wise is handled by the exact same back-end as the previous year's PC version.
Said it before, and I'm happy to stand by my opinion that they simply did not deserve the #1 spot for basically Forza alone.
If you want't to discuss, let's base it around this: Metacritic XGS Releases sorted by date.
Sorry, but that list is not in any way, shape or form impresssive in my opinion.