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May 25, 2015 8:23 AM ET

Software

Company Overview of Bethesda Softworks LLC

Company Overview

Bethesda Softworks LLC develops and publishes video games for personal computers. It offers entertainment software. It also provides action games, shooter games, role-playing games, sports/racing games, and strategy games, as well as game platforms. The company serves its customers in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. It offers its products through online stores. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Rockville, Maryland with a publishing office in Sydney, Australia. Bethesda Softworks LLC operates as a subsidiary of Zenimax Media, Inc.

1370 Piccard Drive

Suite 120

Rockville, MD 20850

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

301-926-8300

Fax:

301-926-8010

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Bethesda Softworks LLC Key Developments

Bethesda Softworks Announces The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Arriving on Consoles June 9, 2015

Bethesda Softworks announced that its The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, will release worldwide on June 9, 2015 for the PlayStation 4 system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. For the first time in history, players will explore the legendary world of Tamriel with their friends on console. In the latest and biggest Elder Scrolls game ever made, players will be able to adventure alone, quest with friends, or join an army of hundreds in epic player vs. player battles as they explore and discover the secrets of a persistent Tamriel. The company announced that The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited players will no longer be required to pay a monthly game subscription for extended play. Players will make a one-time purchase of the game and can then enjoy hundreds of hours of content without the requirement of a monthly game subscription fee when The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited becomes available on console in June and beginning March 17 for PC/Mac players. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimitedincludes all the great gameplay from the original PC/Mac game, plus all the updates and content additions, including the exciting new Justice and Champion systems. All existing PC/Mac game accounts, open or closed, will be updated to the Tamriel Unlimited edition in March and former players will be invited back to the game at that time to experience all that is new in the world. New players will make a one-time purchase of the game and play, without restrictions, for as long as they like without game subscription fees. Tamriel Unlimited will be supported with special, optional downloadable content available for purchase and an in-game Crown Store for convenience and customization items. Regular updates and new gameplay will be offered to all players to enjoy free of additional charges. In addition, Bethesda will offer ESO Plus to players who wish to pay a single monthly charge for a premium membership service, providing exclusive in-game bonuses, a monthly allotment of crowns to use in the store and access to all DLC game packs while a member. PC/Mac players with active subscriptions on March 17 will be automatically enrolled into ESO Plus and begin enjoying its membership privileges.

Bethesda Softworks Partners with Micro-Star Int'l Co. Ltd. for X99 GAMING7 Motherboard

Micro-Star Int'l Co. Ltd. announced a partnership with Bethesda Softworks, to provide MSI X99 GAMING7 motherboard for Dragonstar Arena. The Elder Scrolls Online is a massive multiplayer online role-playing video game and will bring legendary experience online for the first time. The update for the game title will be arriving in September 2014. The update will extend the Craglorn Adventure Zone with a new area, new quests and the Dragonstar Arena which is ready to put the toughest heroes to the test. For the release, MSI will be Bethesda's recommended hardware brand partner to experience the amazing upcoming update on PC. Featuring world's best onboard Streaming Engine & Audio Boost 2, the neweset MSI X99 GAMING series motherboards will deliver unprecedented realism and immersion. Functioned with the Killer E2200 Intelligent Networking Platform, it can deliver faster networking with a new level of online gaming while exploring Dragonstar Arena. Starting from October 2014, MSI X99 motherboards will come with The Elders Scroll Online game bundles (standard edition) for selected countries and a limited time.

2K and Bethesda Softworks Release Legendary Bundles

2K and Bethesda Softworks announced that four of the most critically-acclaimed video games of their generation -- The Elder Scrolls(R) V: Skyrim, BioShock(R) Infinite, Borderlands(R) 2, and Dishonored(TM) -- are now available in two all-new bundles for $29.99 each in North America on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC. 2K and Bethesda Softworks(R) announced that four of the most critically-acclaimed video games of their generation - The Elder Scrolls(R) V: Skyrim, BioShock(R) Infinite, Borderlands(R) 2, and Dishonored(TM) - are now available in two all-new bundles for $29.99 each in North America on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim & BioShock Infinite Bundle combines two blockbusters from world-renowned developers Bethesda Game Studios and Irrational Games. The Borderlands 2 & Dishonored Bundle combines Gearbox Software's fan favorite shooter-looter with Arkane Studio's first-person action breakout hit. Critics agree that Skyrim, BioShock Infinite, Borderlands 2, and Dishonored are four of the most celebrated and influential games of all time.

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