If you also want to take control in a Formula 1 car, you can play the F1 game. It is currently still owned by Codemasters, but the company has received a takeover bid of a whopping $973 million from Take-Two.
Take-Two Interactive Software is an American developer that manages brands such as 2K and Rockstar Games, among others. This includes the games Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption and the NBA game. However, Codemasters still owns the Formula 1 game and that has been the case since 2009. The company bought the rights at the time and has been releasing new games for years. However, Take-Two may soon become the proud new owner of the motorsport game. They have made a takeover bid of no less than 973 million dollars, Motorsport.com knows. That is of course not nauseous, especially in these times.
“Take-Two believes that the combination of Take-Two and Codemasters would bring together two world-class interactive entertainment portfolios, with a highly complementary match between Take-Two’s publishing label and Codemasters in the racing genre,” Take-Two said in a statement.
In addition, Take-Two believes it can benefit Codemasters’ performance by leveraging Take-Two’s global distribution network and 2K’s core operational expertise in publishing, including live operations, analytics, product development and branding. and performance marketing. ”
Dec 4 is reportedly the deadline to make the decision. In any case, the proposed $ 973 million deal would have skyrocketed the value of Codemasters’ stock by 8.6 percent. Take-Two’s shares were up 3 percent. Codemasters’ board would recommend its shareholders to accept Take-Two’s offer, according to Motorsport.com.