ZeniMax Media, which is the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, the developer of computer games TES and Fallout 3, announced about the acquisition of a not less famous and serious company IDSoftware, which is the developer of Doom, Wolfenstein and RAGE.
However, the new acquired company did not not become a place for innovations or changes. Representatives of ZeniMax Media have officially stated that there will not be any personnel changes at ID Software – Todd Hollenshead and John Carmack have signed long-term contracts and will continue to remain at the helm, and the id Software will continue to work in its usual mode.
CEO of ID Software Hollenshid Todd commented on the deal: “This is a unique opportunity for our team to merge with a smart and powerful editor, such as Bethesda Softworks, where the interests of studios and publishers will be fully coordinated in the process of development and marketing. In addition, we will now have serious financial and business resources to support the future growth of ID Software, and also amny enormous benefits, and as a result of that deal our fans will get more quality games. “
“This transaction offers excellent prospects to move forward for id Software ” – said John Carmack. “Now we have every opportunity to grow and expand our franchises under one roof, with all the promising practices of various groups. I am very happy for the deal.”