Microsoft, Bethesda Softworks deal: What does it mean for gamers, Sony’s PS5?
Microsoft on Monday announced its plans to acquire US-based ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world, for $7.5 billion. The deal comes as a major boost for Xbox – Microsoft’s gaming offering – with Bethesda bringing an impressive portfolio of games, technology, talent, as well as a track record of blockbuster commercial success.
The company is popularly known for several critically acclaimed and best-selling gaming franchises, including The Elder Scrolls and Fallout, among others. Source - Microsoft Blog.