Microsoft steps up Xbox game with ZeniMax Media buy

San Francisco (AFP) – Microsoft’s deal to buy ZeniMax Media and its game studios for $7.5 billion bodes well for its Xbox consoles and could shift the competitive landscape in an industry shifting to online play.The deal will give the US tech giant the parent-company of Bethesda Softworks, publisher of hit game franchises including Dishonored, Doom, Fallout and Elder Scrolls.Bethesda and other third-party game studios typically make games for play on Xbox and rival PlayStation consoles made by Sony, seeking to sell as many copies as possible as they vie for people’s entertainment time.What doe…

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