Microsoft acquiring ZeniMax Media
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Microsoft acquiring ZeniMax Media

Microsoft acquiring ZeniMax Media

Overnight, Microsoft has announced sock news it’s acquiring ZeniMax Media parent company to Bethesda Softworks and its long list of accomplished studios – Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios. It’s been reported the deal is worth $10.4 billion dollars and will aid in boosting Xbox Game Pass, which now has more than 15 million + subscribers.

Today is a special day, as we welcome some of the most accomplished studios in the games industry to Xbox. We are thrilled to announce Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks.

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox

Bethesda, known for developing and publishing series such as Fallout, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Dishonored, Prey, Quake and many more. Is just the beginning of some of the huge titles that now fall under the Xbox umbrella. With Bethesda’s franchises soon arriving on Xbox Game Pass for console and PC.

For more on the Xbox, check out our previous coverage.

Written by Chris Carew

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