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Microsoft acquires ZeniMax for $7.5 bn, grabs some of world's biggest games

Gamers have long complained that Microsoft's Xbox consoles lacked the type of exclusive, high-quality games that Sony promotes as a major selling point for its PlayStation

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Microsoft | Microsoft Xbox One X | Gaming

Kellen Browning Steve Lohr | NYT 



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Analysts and gamers praised the deal and said it demonstrated the company’s commitment to improving its game options for Xbox users. Photo: Shutterstock

landed a major blow in its decades-long battle with its video game industry rival on Monday, announcing the $7.5 billion acquisition of a video game company that narrowed the gap between the two tech giants’ offerings.

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First Published: Tue, September 22 2020. 08:30 IST

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