Square Enix to buy out Eidos in May

Square Enix, Japanese publisher of the franchise confirmed the , British publisher of the series, after lengthy takeover talks since December of last year. Square Enix hopes to expand its influence over the Western market with this recent acquisition. Other Eidos properties include: , , and .

The trading of Eidos stock will end on March 21 and settlement of the takeover will take place on May 6, reports .