Rumor: Ubisoft looking to acquire THQ

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With their current financial situation, THQ is looking to sell off most if not all of its assets. And according to a source who has talked to MCV, mega publisher Ubisoft is looking to pick up THQ on the cheap. Their source suggests Ubisoft may be waiting for THQ to sell off specific assets so they can swoop in and get THQ and their remaining assets for less than they would otherwise.

If they’re successful Ubisoft could potentially add some big names to their portfolio, franchises like Saints Row, Darksiders, Red Faction and licenses like WWE and Warhammer. Not too mention numerous game studios, including Warhammer powerhouse, Relic. It remains to be seen whether this rumor pans out, but stranger things have happened in this industry and the odds of a big publish picking up THQ are pretty high.

Source: MCV

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