A comical look at Microsoft’s $1B+ acquisitions
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A comical look at Microsoft’s $1B+ acquisitions

Microsoft’s $7.5B acquisition of game publisher ZeniMax Media is its 11th acquisition of $1B+ since 1987. Here’s what you need to know about the others.

Like a spurned lover, Microsoft quickly pivoted from its failed TikTok bid and dropped a cool $7.5B to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of game publisher Bethesda Softworks (Doom, Fallout, Elder Scrolls).

It’s Microsoft’s largest game acquisition ever and the tech giant’s 11th acquisition of $1B+ since 1987.

Here are the others, with our takes on the deals:

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