Another major gaming-related merger is in the works

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    Take-Two Interactive is in talks to acquire Codemasters
    November 8, 2020
    https://www.techspot.com/news/87511-take-two-interactive-talks-acquire-codemasters.html
    Take-Two: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Confirms Offer to Possibly Acquire Codemasters Group Holdings PLC
     
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    Why THQ Nordic has joined the game studio acquisition binge
    December 5, 2020
    https://venturebeat.com/2020/12/05/why-thq-nordic-has-joined-the-game-studio-acquisition-binge/
     
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    EA outbids Take-Two to buy Codemasters Group for $1.2 billion
    December 12, 2020
    https://venturebeat.com/2020/12/14/ea-outbids-take-two-to-buy-codemasters-group-for-1-2-billion/
    Take-Two: Electronic Arts Reaches Agreement for Recommended Acquisition of Codemasters Group Holdings PLC
     
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    Codemasters has approved EA's $1.2 billion acquisition bid
    The publisher hopes to put out new racing games annually
    February 4, 2021
    https://www.pcgamer.com/codemasters-has-approved-eas-dollar12-billion-acquisition-bid/
     
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    Electronic Arts buys mobile game studio Playdemic for $1.4 billion
    June 23, 2021
    https://techcrunch.com/2021/06/23/electronic-arts-buys-mobile-game-studio-playdemic-for-1-4-billion/
     
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    Tencent is buying British game studio Sumo for $1.27 billion
    Sumo recently developed Sackboy for Sony and Crackdown for Microsoft
    July 19, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/19/22583186/tencent-sumo-digital-buyout-announced-price-acquisition
     
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    Game engine, meet game streaming: Unity acquires Parsec for $320M
    Follows Parsec's explosion during the pandemic as a remote game development tool.
    August 11, 2021

    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021...ame-streaming-unity-acquires-parsec-for-320m/
     
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    Sony Pictures Entertainment to Sell GSN Games Division to Scopely for $1 Billion
    October 18, 2021
    https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/sony-sale-gsn-games-scopely-1235091732/
    Scopely: Scopely to acquire GSN Games from Sony Pictures Entertainment
     
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    Take-Two Interactive to buy game developer Zynga for $12.7 billion
    Take-Two's acquisition of Zynga might be the biggest in the video game industry
    January 10, 2022
     
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