Microsoft Buys Big Game Maker Activision Blizzard

Microsoft recently announced that they will be buying Activision Blizzard for 68.7 billion dollars. Activision Blizzard is known for making big games such as the Call of Duty series, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Skylanders and Crash Bandicoot. Microsoft also gets game studios out of this deal. 

While this is amazing for Xbox players since Microsoft created Xbox, many other people that play on Playstation and Nintendo Switch are worried about what games won’t be put on their console. While no one knows what will and won’t be an exclusive in the future, it is clear that Microsoft does not want to take away Call of Duty from Playstation players. Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming tweeted they don’t want to remove Call of Duty from Playstation: 

There are many reasons to be happy if you’re an Xbox or PC player because you are sure to see many Activision games on Gamepass. You should also be excited if you’re a mobile player about this deal because Microsoft also gets the studio that made Candy Crush and other games, so you may see them make more games. Not to mention that Call of Duty mobile is also an Activision game and who knows what they may do with future mobile games. According to Spencer, “We all know that gaming is the most vibrant and dynamic form of entertainment worldwide and we’ve experienced the power of social connection and friendship that gaming makes possible.”

As the deal comes to an agreement, stay updated on upcoming games here: @Xbox