Robert A., founder and CEO of ZeniMax. Altman died at the age of 74 on Thursday. Robert helped create Bethesda’s parent company, the studio responsible for games such as Quake, Fallout and The Elder Scrolls. The cause of death was not declared.
Robert Altman, founder of ZeniMax and Bethesda, died on Thursday 4 February – Photo: Disclosure / Vivian Kindalia
In a statement on Twitter, Bethesda thanked Robert for all his teachings and regretted the incident.
– Robert was a true visionary, friend and believed in the spirit of the people and their power to do what they could together. He was an extraordinary leader and a better person, ”he wrote to Bethesda.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Robert A. Altman, our founder and CEO. He was a true visionary, a friend and a believer in the spirit of the people and a power to accomplish simultaneously. He was an extraordinary leader, and also a better man. pic.twitter.com/FZFsVtHc5t
Bethesda was recently acquired by Microsoft, but Robert continued as CEO of the company, which is also responsible for titles such as Rage, Dishonored, and Doom and Wolfenstein series.