With the acquisition of (Bethesda) – This deal becomes one of the most prominent acquisitions in the video game market in the history of Microsoft, which in late 2014 acquired the company (Mojang), developer of the popular (Minecarft) minecarft, for $ 2.5 billion. The deal was a hit, as Minecraft rose in popularity, and quickly became one of the best-selling games in the world thanks to its simple design and simplicity to play.
With Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda, the first becomes the owner of some of the most famous video games in the world, including games such as Fallout and The Elder Scrolls, in addition to the Doom series.
“Games are the most prevalent category in the entertainment industry, where people everywhere resort to games to communicate, socialize, and play with their friends,” said (Satya Nadella) – CEO of Microsoft.
“By adding (Bethesda), Microsoft will grow from 15 to 23 creative studio teams, and add the popular (Bethesda) franchises to the Xbox Game Pass,” the company said.
The company added: “This includes Microsoft’s intention to bring future (Bethesda) games to (Xbox Game Pass) on the same day that it is launched on the Xbox platform or personal computers, such as: Starfield, which is the upcoming new space saga which It is currently being developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
The news of the acquisition of Bethesda comes as the company prepares to launch two new gaming platforms: (Xbox Series X) and (Xbox Series S).
Microsoft will launch the next-generation gaming platforms on November 10, and the first orders will open for them tomorrow.