In a recent press release Take-Two Interactive announced in no uncertain terms, the start of negotiations for the total acquisition di Codemasters, the famous British company behind titles like Dirt 5, F1 2020 e GRID.

According to what was communicated, the offer has already been carried out and the board of directors is already evaluating whether to accept or not. Here is a small excerpt:

"We believe that the combination of Take-Two and Codemasters will bring together two high-end portolios in the entertainment field, with great compatibility between our 2K and Codemasters labels in the racing genre."

Recall that Take-Two currently owns studios such as Rockstar Games2K Games, IP software houses such as GTA, Red Dead Redemption NBA 2K. A possible purchase of Codemasters would allow the company to get hold of not only the series Dirt F1, but also of the respective licenses WRC FIA.