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Bethesda Softworks Opens Office In Russia

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2018 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT

Bethesda Softworks announced the expansion of its global operations, opening an office in Moscow, Russia.

Bethesda, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, currently has international publishing offices located in London, Frankfurt, Paris, Eindhoven, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. The opening of the new office marks another step forward for Bethesda, the publisher of blockbuster games from studios including Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames, and ZeniMax Online Studios.

The newly opened office will directly oversee sales and marketing in Russia and CIS, underscoring Bethesda’s commitment to its global publishing operations. With the opening of the new office, Simeon Chirikov joins Bethesda as Managing Director, Russia.  Prior to joining Bethesda, Chirikov consulted for Bethesda and has previously held positions at Wargaming and Electronic Arts. 

“The opening of the office in Moscow is a very exciting moment for Bethesda.  We have an incredible roster of upcoming games including Fallout 76, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, Rage 2, Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot, Wolfenstein: Youngblood and DOOM Eternal, as well as a number of live titles that continue to perform well including The Elder Scrolls Online, Quake Champions, and The Elder Scrolls: Legends,” said Sean Brennan, Managing Director, Bethesda Europe. “Simeon’s extensive knowledge of the Russian and CIS markets will help us to maximize and deliver upon all these titles’ potential.”

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