Hard blow for PlayStation: Microsoft claws the next top
The firm originated from the Fusion of the Author Activision with Vivaldi Universal Gaming. Majority proprietor was Vivaldi till July 2013.
The business occurred on 10 July 2008 by the merger of the US Group Activision and also Vivaldi Games, a 100% subsidiary of the media company Vivaldi. Due to the general brownness by the growth of the computer video game World of Warcraft, the high sales share in Vivaldi Gaming and also the autonomy that the workshop delights in both under Vivaldi Gaming and also the new group, the fusion partners determined to fit Blizzard on part of the business.
In January 2022, the purchase of the Team was revealed by Microsoft. The area has a purchase rate of simply under $70 billion.
Microsoft is in shopping noise! After the Xbox family was allowed to welcome Bethesda in their ranks last year, the next Tripple-A-Publisher is now very likely: Activision Blizzard.
After Bethesda: Xbox completes next mega-deal
After the game company Activision Blizzard has some hard months behind, here may be the rescue. Microsoft intends to swallow the Publisher behind Game Marks such as Call of Duty, Overwatch, Diablo or World of Warcraft for whopping 70 billion US dollars . The deal is not yet in dry towels, but the official message from Xbox boss Phil Spencer suggests that it is soon decided thing. (Source: Microsoft)
Spencer writes that until the completion of this transaction Activision Blizzard and Microsoft Gaming will operate independently, but as soon as the deal goes over the stage, Activision Blizzard becomes part of the Xbox Game Studios and thus under the guidance of the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, Phil Spencer, work. The acquisition of Bethesda took a few months after that.
Activision already reported on Twitter to celebrate the leap into the Xbox universe.
In an earlier report from Microsoft, it was confirmed that the current head of Activision Blizzard Bobby Kick continues to act as CEO for the gaming company. (Source: Microsoft) Whether this is actually the case will show the next few weeks and months. After all, the various scandals of the company Kick is not innocent.
What the takeover means for you
If the 70 billion deals is safe, you can probably expect future Activision games first only to Xbox and PC . Whether that already affects the next Call of Duty will remain to be seen. In the past, PlayStation users usually get more or earlier content for the COD series. And games like Crash Bandicoot or Spiro, which are old PlayStation brands and now are with Activision, may make Xbox players happy in the future.