Volgens GA-Source heeft Eidos bekend gemaakt dat ze in een beginnende fase zitten om overgenomen te worden.

Een van de overnamekandidaten blijkt Microsoft te zijn.

Eidos announced to the London Stock Exchange today that it is "in the early stages of discussions which may or may not lead to an offer for the whole of the issued share capital of Eidos". CTW News is reporting that the announcement sent Eidos' share price rocketing from the opening price of 435.5 pence to 552.5 pence, although it has dipped slightly to around the 510 pence mark at the time of writing (3pm GMT). It is unclear who Eidos is in discussion with, although it has recently been speculated that a number of companies including Infogrames and Microsoft would be interested in acquiring the South West London-based publisher. Mocht Microsoft Eidos in handen krijgen heeft het in één klap een immense hoeveelheid aan developers in huis wat denk ik geen goede ontwikkeling zou zijn...