Wrong Rare released games for both Sega and Nintendo consoles which were the biggest sellers at the time so yes it is relevant.
I am fully aware that Rare released 2 or 3 titles for Sega MD/Sega CD, and even a title for Amiga/CD, that is why I said "mostly" Nintendo, so I clearly meant most, not all, you either don't understand the definition of "mostly", or you ignored my use of the word entirely, because the vast majority of what Rare released was for "Nintendo", and they never released anything for Sony, so I remain correct on both counts.
To jog your memory of what Rare Studios released.
As I said, it is not an apples to apples comparison, hence, not ideal, MS acquisition of Bethesda is not the same as their acquisition of Rare in that regards, Rare was never on Sony consoles in the first place, unlike Bethesda games, so once again, I am correct.
There was no preexisting relationship between Sony and Rare (and no Sony customers of Rares because of it), unlike Sony and Bethesda (and Sony's customers), so it is not easy to declare if or if not MS will release Bethesda games on Sony platforms based on MS acquisition of Rare alone I think, they are not exactly the same situation, quite different in fact.
But, if MS does make Bethesda games MS exclusive, then it would be a more valid comparison I think, because then we would have both acquisitions as a baseline, it would give us proof positive that MS is willing to make acquisitions of previous MS/Sony game studios and make them MS exclusive. But what we have at the moment, is that MS Rare and Bethesda acquisitions are not identical thanks to Bethesda having a preexisting relationship with Sony and Sony customers, whereas Sony and Rare did not, so it is difficult to make the claim that MS Rare acquisition is proof positive of what MS will do with Bethesda as it currently stands.
And we don't have other game studio acquisitions by MS that represent an identical comparison to MS acquisition of Bethesda either, where MS acquired a game studio that released games on both Sony and MS, and then made them MS exclusive (unless I am missing some, and if so then let me know, because those would be more ideal comparisons). But I believe we have examples of Sony doing exactly that with some/all of their multi-platform game studio purchases (correct me if I am wrong), so we do have baseline comparisons for Sony in that regard, but we don't for MS, so we have much less baseline comparisons to make in regards to MS and their game studio acquisitions, which makes predicting what MS will do more difficult in comparison (for the time being at least).
And I have no dog in this fight, whatever MS does will not affect me personally, so whether MS does or does not make Bethesda exclusive doesn't concern me (which is why I have no opinion on the matter, and as I said I have no idea what MS will do, and I am not going to put any thought into it either, because it just has no bearing on me either way), and the same goes for Sony, so I am not championing either company, I am just being logical, as you should be. And what I see is all angles from a business perspective, I see the benefits if MS were to keep Bethesda multi-platform, or multiplat with some exclusives and/or timed exclusives, and also if they were to go completely exclusive with Bethesda. So I see it from a business standpoint, as I am an business man myself.
And I was not taking a dig at Rare, Rare has indeed released some tremendous titles over the years, I never said otherwise, I am in my 40's now mate, and I have many a Rare game in my collection (with many varied platforms/games in my position going back to the 80's). And I wasn't taking a dig at MS (or Sony) either and never was, so read my posts from that perspective, I wasn't being hostile towards you, you just took it that way. I know you feel passionate about the topic, but it is sometimes best to keep such passion in check when having reasonable discussions, to help oneself think clearer, because you misunderstood my original post entirely thanks to your passion, so it has indeed affected your reasoning abilities to an extant when going by your response to me.