Microsoft took a big step forward in 2020 and bought ZeniMax Media. After a $ 7.5 billion purchase, Microsoft found game development and distribution companies such as Bethesda under its own roof. In this way; DOOM, Prey, Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, Starfield and many other game brands were also from Microsoft. Now, Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox brand, made new statements about this purchase. According to these statements, Bethesda will play a critical role in the development of the Xbox brand in the video game world. Anyway, one should not be surprised at such a situation.
Bethesda and Xbox will rock the industry together
Bethesda and Xbox will rock the industry together Microsoft acquired ZeniMax Media, but the final point of this acquisition has not yet been taken. According to Phil Spencer, the final steps on this issue will be taken in 2021 and everything is going smoothly right now. Phil Spencer even stated that this $ 7 billion deal will be very beneficial for Microsoft and Xbox brands in the long run and will make a lot of money. Of course, it’s not all about money. According to this person, Bethesda and all its affiliated teams will play a critical role in the Xbox brand’s place in the video game industry. Of course, we will see the effect of this role with Starfield first. Phil Spencer; Starfield stated that they are very excited about The Elder Scrolls VI and many other video games that have yet to be announced.
So, thanks to this, we learned that Bethesda is actively planning on new video games. One of these games may be a new Fallout. We also learned that Bethesda was offered by another large company before it was acquired by Microsoft. We do not know the details of this offer and which company it is, but according to past rumors this company may be Sony Interactive Entertainment.