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Videogame maker Take-Two Interactive to buy Zynga in $12.7 billion deal

LiveMint | 10/01/2022 08:31 PM | Click to read full article

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. has reached a deal to buy Zynga Inc. in a $12.7 billion deal that would unite two videogame companies with a presence across gaming platforms. 

Zynga shares were up nearly 50% in Monday premarket trading. Zynga’s games include “ FarmVille " and “ Words With Friends," titles that showcased how video games could blend entertainment with a social-media ethos.