Take-Two buys Sid Meier's Firaxis Games

Firaxis Take 2 logos (225)The house that Sid Meier has built, and made successful, is now officially a part of Take Two Interactive.

The notorious publisher has been publishing Firaxis-developed titles for a long time now, including Pirates! and the Civilization series via its subsidiary 2K Games, so do not expect anything to really change other than some minor business-related shifts - no worries, Sid Meier is staying. In his own words, "2K Games has already been a tremendous partner to Firaxis...we're excited about all of the possibilities ahead of us as we work together to explore new ideas, new products and new consumer markets."

This article was originally published on Joystiq.