ZeniMax Media recently received an official announcement and announced the death of Robert A. Altman. Altman was one of the founders of ZeniMax Media, one of the most important and big companies in the gaming world, and was also the CEO of the company. Robert Altman, one of the founders of Zenimax Media and also its CEO, has passed away.
We'd like to share this letter from James Altman on the passing of his father, Robert. https://t.co/QUDDJikuKE
— Bethesda (@bethesda) February 4, 2021
ZeniMax Founder and CEO Robert Altman Passed Away
In the statement made by Zenimax Media, regarding Altman, “We are deeply saddened to tell you of the passing of Robert A. Altman, our Founder, and CEO. He was a true visionary, friend, and believer in the spirit of people and the power of what they could accomplish together. He was an extraordinary leader, and an even better human being.”
The cause of death of Altman, who was married to Lynda Carter, who gave life to the character of Princess Diana in the series Wonder Woman, published between 1975 and 1979, has not yet been announced. Lynda Carter also gave life to different characters with her voice in many games bearing the signature of Bethesda, one of the subsidiaries of ZeniMax.
ZeniMax Media, founded in 1999, recently acquired by Microsoft. Under the company were important game production companies. Such as Bethesda, Arkane Studios, Alpha Dog Games, id Software, Machine Games, Tango Gameworks, and ZeniMax Online Studios.
Microsoft Has Purchased Bethesda and ZeniMax Media
Also, Xbox said about Microsoft has purchased Bethesda. “Today is a special day. As we welcome some of the most accomplished studios in the games industry to Xbox. We thrilled to announce Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media. The parent company of Bethesda Softworks. ”
So, it means that Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios are now under the auspices of Microsoft. Also, Microsoft has confirmed on Twitter that Bethesda has purchased the rights. Games such as The Elder Scrolls and Fallout to the Xbox company.