There is news regarding Microsoft’s business, where it was recently reported that Microsoft has acquired ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest private game developers in the world
Gamers may already be familiar with this game dev, where some of the games are quite popular, you name it. Elder Scrolls, Fallout, DOOM, Wolfenstein, The Evil Within, Prey, Dishonored and others.
Reporting from the Microsoft page, this acquisition is expected to help give Microsoft Game Pass a little boost, which is a monthly subscriptions service.
“The creators of critically acclaimed and best-selling game franchises including Fallout, The Elder Scrolls and others, Bethesda brings an impressive portfolio of games, technology and talent as well a track record of blockbuster commercial success to Xbox. “Notes Microsoft.
Then how much will Microsoft spend on this acquisition? reported from the Thurrot page, Microsoft spent around 7.5 billion USD or equivalent to IDR 110.25 trillion (exchange rate IDR 14,700), the price issued by Microsoft is arguably quite cheap because there are millions of gamers who play games from Bethesda.
But behind all this, the acquisition made by Microsoft made some gamers who use the PlayStation platform worried, because ZeniMax Media’s subsidiaries, Tango Gameworks and Arkate, are Game Dev exclusive to the platform, both are known to create Ghostwire: Tokyo and Deathloop and are planned to be become an exclusive game for the PlayStation 5. And with the acquisition of the parent company ZeniMax Media, it’s likely that the aforementioned game will launch to Xbox and PC as well. But the good news regarding this, Phill Spencer in his report confirmed that they will keep their commitment to the PlayStation 5 for a while.
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