Microsoft announced that it has acquired ZeniMax Media, the parent company of popular game company Bethesda, for $ 7.5 billion. With the purchase in question, the total number of game studios Microsoft has increased to 24.
Microsoft, the owner of Xbox, one of the world’s most popular game console brands, announced that it has purchased ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, with a new announcement through the Xbox official. Web site. Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog and Roundhouse Studios with the acquisition; Xbox has joined the game development world, and the number of game studios Microsoft owns has increased from 15 to 24.
By purchasing Bethesda, which has a total of 2,300 employees worldwide, Microsoft; The Elder Scrolls also acquired the rights to a number of popular and iconic game series such as Fallout, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Dishonored, Prey, Quake, Starfield.