Ubisoft could be the next video game publisher to be acquired

As Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard (joining Zenimax Media and many other studios and publishers Microsoft-owned), Take-Two acquires Zynga, Embracer Group acquires Gearbox Entertainment, and Sony acquires Bungie (Sony CEO Jim Ryan says to expect more Likewise), this is the season of consolidation in the video game industry.According to a report BloombergUbisoft could be next.

“Several private equity firms, including Blackstone Inc. and KKR & Co., have been looking at the French business,” according to Bloomberg’s anonymous sources, who also said, “Ubisoft has not had any serious talks with a potential acquirer. , it is unclear whether its major shareholders are willing to enter into a deal.”