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Take-Two Interactive in January of this year announced it could purchase Zynga in a deal valued at $12.7 billion. It was the largest deal in gaming historical past till later the identical month when Microsoft introduced its plan to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion.
The stockholders of Take-Two and Zynga have voted to approve all proposals of the acquisition yesterday. Zynga shares shall be eliminated and stop buying and selling on the the NASDAQ change following the shut of the market later right this moment.
The deal will formally shut on Monday, Might 23 and the 2 corporations will merge.
Take-Two Interactive is predicated in New York Metropolis and owns a number of studios and subsidiaries together with Rockstar Video games, 2K, Non-public Division, Ghost Story Video games, and T2 Cellular Video games. The preferred gaming franchises beneath Take-Two embrace Grand Theft Auto, Crimson Useless Redemption, NBA 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, and extra.
Zynga is a social online game developer with thirty million month-to-month lively customers as of 2017. Its hottest video games embrace Zynga Poker, FarmVille, and Phrases with Associates.
A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first launched to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the location, he was introduced on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his means as much as lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement within the gaming group by producing content material on his personal YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You may contact the creator on Twitter @TrunksWD.