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bearfield
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"microsoft buying activision blizzard for $70bn"


  

          

COD and elder scrolls series xbox exclusive? 💲🤑💰

https://news.microsoft.com/features/microsoft-to-acquire-activision-blizzard-to-bring-the-joy-and-community-of-gaming-to-everyone-across-every-device/

With three billion people actively playing games today and fueled by a new generation steeped in the joys of interactive entertainment, gaming is now the largest and fastest-growing form of entertainment. Today, Microsoft Corp. announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard Inc., a leader in game development and interactive entertainment content publisher. This acquisition will accelerate the growth in Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud and will provide building blocks for the metaverse.

When the transaction closes, Microsoft will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony. The planned acquisition includes iconic franchises from the Activision, Blizzard and King studios like “Warcraft,” “Diablo,” “Overwatch,” “Call of Duty” and “Candy Crush,” in addition to global eSports activities through Major League Gaming. The company has studios around the word with nearly 10,000 employees.

“Gaming is the most dynamic and exciting category in entertainment across all platforms today and will play a key role in the development of metaverse platforms,” said Satya Nadella, chairman and CEO, Microsoft. “We’re investing deeply in world-class content, community and the cloud to usher in a new era of gaming that puts players and creators first and makes gaming safe, inclusive and accessible to all.”

  

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microsoft buying activision blizzard for $70bn [View all] , bearfield, Tue Jan-18-22 01:17 PM
 
Subject Author Message Date ID
damn
Jan 18th 2022
1
are they even working on another Elder Scrolls?
Jan 18th 2022
2
Seems so...
Jan 19th 2022
3
Seems uh a bit monopolistic.
Jan 19th 2022
4
The interesting thing to me is that it only makes Microsoft the
Jan 20th 2022
5
      meh those brands are dead and irrelevant in 2022
Jan 26th 2022
6
           I'm still shocked they haven't bought Sega yet
Jan 31st 2022
8
Sony acquires Bungie for $3.6billion
Jan 31st 2022
7

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