Microsoft to acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion – Bethesda Games to Come to Xbox Gamepass

In hot news today, Microsoft announced an upcoming acquisition of ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5 Billion USD. If you’re unaware, this is the same group who own Bethesda. However, aside from acquiring several studios, Microsoft announced that the Bethesda library would come to its Xbox Gamepass subscription service. This includes the intent to bring Bethesda’s future games into Xbox Game Pass the same day they launch on Xbox or PC.

Bethesda’s Pete Hines had this to say in their official statement.

Bethesda’s Todd Howard had this to say on the acquisition.

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