Analysis: Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda is a massive disruption for the video game industry

Published Sep 22 2020 at 12:05 AM GMT
  • Microsoft started its working week by announcing that it intends to purchase ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion.
  • Bethesda, in turn, has spent the last two console generations scooping up various intellectual properties, to the point where its current lineup of software is a murderer’s row of classic, ongoing, and current hits.
  • The result is a sort of Matryoshka doll of associated outcomes; every time you look at this deal, you can see a couple more major effects.



  • Published Sep 22, 2020 12:05 AM GMT