Microsoft and Sony fired the opening shots of the next-gen console wars when they revealed the pricing of the new models. However, the real battle could be over platform exclusives and Microsoft just announced a major deal to acquire ZeniMax Media.
If you haven’t heard of ZeniMax itself, you’ve certainly heard of the games its studios create: id Software (Doom, Quake), Bethesda (The Elder Scrolls, Fallout), MachineGames (Wolfenstein), Arkane Studios (Dishonored, Prey).
The acquisition means that ZeniMax’s game roster will be added to the Xbox Game Pass for console and PC. Even upcoming…