by Victor ‘r0gue’ Vieira
ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks have acquired id Software, legendary developers of the games ‘Doom’ and ‘Quake’.
This news appeared on Twitter where CEO of id Software wrote the following:
This was a unique opportunity to team with a smart, sophisticated publisher like Bethesda Softworks where the interests of the studio and the publisher will be fully aligned in the development and marketing our titles. In addition, we will now have financial and business resources to support the future growth of idSoftware, a huge advantage which will result in more and even better games for our fans.
In a press release by ZeniMax they were clear on the fact that both companies will operate on their own as normal but that id Software is now employed by ZeniMax.
So this is the partnership of two of the industry’s innovators with games like ‘Doom’, ‘Quake’ to ‘Fallout’ and ‘Oblivion’ between them. I can only see good things coming from this.