Microsoft’s $7.5B purchase of Bethesda’s parent ZeniMax bolsters Xbox Games Pass – CNET
Microsoft’s making more investments in its Xbox gaming franchise.
Microsoft’s Xbox team significantly expanded its list of game development studios on Monday, announcing the purchase of ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash. The entertainment company owns several industry-leading game developers, including Bethesda Softworks, the maker of the post-apocalyptic Fallout games and the fantasy series The Elder Scrolls. It also owns Id Software, known for its Doom, Rage and Wolfen…