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Microsoft Buys Bethesda Owner ZeniMax for $7.5 Billion

Microsoft said Monday that it is buying ZeniMax, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion in cash. The deal will see popular games such as Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, and Quake join Microsoft’s Xbox division. Bethesda is one of the largest privately-held game companies in the world with 2,300 employees worldwide. The acquisition, Microsoft’s largest in the...

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