Microsoft Xbox announced today on his official twitter account about Microsoft buying Zenimax Media.
Microsoft takes a huge step to acquire the parent company of games like doom, Fallout and many more Zenimax Media. “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.” Writing this on their official news blog, Microsoft announced that they are acquiring Zenimax Media. The deal of acquisition is $7.5 billion. With this acquisition, Microsoft had put its hand on famous games such as Doom, Quake, Rage series, Dishonored, Fallout and many more. The list of company included in this acquisition are listed below.
Here’s the list of studios that own by Zenimax Media and also come with the acquisition:
- Alpha Dog Games (mobile games)
- Arkane Studios (Dishonored)
- Arkane Studios Austin
- Bethesda Game Studios (Fallout 3, Fallout 4)
- Bethesda Game Studios Austin
- Bethesda Game Studios Dallas
- Bethesda Game Studios Montreal
- Bethesda Softworks
- id Software (Doom Eternal)
- MachineGames (modern Wolfenstein series)
- Roundhouse Studios (Rune II)
- Tango Gameworks (The Evil Within, Ghostwire: Tokyo)
- ZeniMax Online Studios (Fallout 76)
“Bethesda’s games have always had a special place on Xbox and in the hearts of millions of gamers around the world,” Phil Spencer, Xbox Boss said. “Our teams have a close and storied history working together, from the amazing first DOOM, and its id Tech engine, innovating games on PCs to Bethesda bringing their first console game to the original Xbox, the groundbreaking The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. Over the years I’ve had many deep conversations with the creative leaders at Bethesda on the future of gaming and we’ve long shared similar visions for the opportunities for creators and their games to reach more players in more ways.”
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