Take-Two Interactive
Target: Cfx.re
Seller: Cfx.re
Advisory sell side: Factor & Ros | M&A Advisory
Buyer: Rockstar Games
Advisory buy side: Kirkland & Ellis| Legal Advisory Corporate M&A
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek | Legal Advisory Corporate M&A
Involved: Take-Two Interactive
Date announced: 2023-08-11

A seismic shift has occurred in the gaming world as Rockstar Games, renowned for its blockbuster franchises like Grand Theft Auto, takes over Cfx.re. The acquisition of Cfx.re, known for its FiveM modding framework that breathes new life into games like Grand Theft Auto V, hints at an exciting future. FiveM enables players to shape their multiplayer experiences, from custom game modes to roleplaying servers. While enthusiasts anticipate a blend of Rockstar's resources with FiveM's innovation, concerns loom over potential corporate influence. The outcome of this union could redefine the dynamics between developers and players, opening doors to unparalleled collaborative gaming.

Source: Rockstar Games
Source: Factor & Ros