The Xbox maker already owns game brands including Call of Duty, Warcraft and Candy Crush.
Microsoft has officially completed the acquisition of Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. On the morning of October 13 (local time), the above agreement was approved by the British Antitrust Authority (CMA), after modifications by Microsoft to allay concerns about the impact of the acquisition on the UK. with cloud gaming. The Xbox boss has officially taken ownership of game series including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft and Diablo, and brought a number of famous developers such as Infinity Ward and Treyarch to the Xbox Game Studio team. The deal also helps the company in the mobile gaming market with the addition of Candy Crush Saga developer King.
Microsoft’s head of gaming, Phil Spencer, expressed his joy on Xbox Wire: “As a team, we will learn, innovate, and continue to deliver on our promise of fun.” and the gaming community to more people. We will do this in a culture that empowers everyone, where all are welcome. Together, we’ll create new worlds and stories, bringing your favorite games to more places so more players can participate. We will also engage and delight players in new, innovative ways in the places they love to play, including mobile, cloud streaming and more.” Spencer also added that: “As promised, we will also continue to make more games available in more places, and that starts now by enabling cloud streaming providers and players. stream Activision’s games in the European Economic Area under its commitment to the European Commission. Today, we’re starting to prepare for bringing beloved Activision, Blizzard, and King games to Game Pass and other platforms. We will share more about the launch of these games in the coming months.”