Microsoft to buy Zenimax/Bethesda (Elder Scrolls, etc)

Microsoft have just announced their intention to buy Zenimax Studios, the company that owns Bethesda.

With this purchase Microsoft will have control over the Elder Scrolls franchise, along with the Fallout franchise and Doom.

Jason Schreier broke the story with this tweet:

And as Jason promised, Bloomberg has more details of the Zenimax/Bethesda acquisition by Microsoft.

This is a massive move for Microsoft. I’ll be giving my thoughts on this in another post.