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Microsoft plans to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn

Microsoft plans to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn

Microsoft says it plans to buy major games company Activision Blizzard in a deal worth $68.7bn. This would be the biggest acquisition in Microsoft’s history. And this would be the biggest acquisition in the video game industry’s history. The deal is expected to get completed in 2023. The biggest acquisition in the video game industry’s […]


More than 1,300 employees and contractors requested Bobby Kotick leave Activision Blizzard

More than 1,300 employees and contractors requested Bobby Kotick leave Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard employees and contractors have called for the company’s CEO, Bobby Kotick, to be removed.


Xbox Head evaluating relationship with Activision Blizzard

Xbox Head evaluating relationship with Activision Blizzard

Phil Spencer, Xbox Head, made it public that he is carefully considering the company’s relationship with publisher Activision Blizzard.


PlayStation CEO criticizes Activision Blizzard situation

PlayStation CEO criticizes Activision Blizzard situation

PlayStation’s CEO Jim Ryan isn’t happy with how Activision Blizzard has responded to the allegations made against Bobby Kotick.


Some Activision Blizzard shareholders call for Kotick’s departure

Some Activision Blizzard shareholders call for Kotick’s departure

A group of Activision Blizzard shareholders called for the resignation of CEO Bobby Kotick in light of the recent stories and allegations.


Kotick given vote of confidence by Activision Blizzard board

Kotick given vote of confidence by Activision Blizzard board

Despite so many calls for Activision Blizzard’s CEO to step down, Kotick has been given a vote of confidence from the company’s board.


Activision apologizes for disrespect caused by Call of Duty: Vanguard

Activision apologizes for disrespect caused by Call of Duty: Vanguard

Activision Blizzard has issued an apology after a huge backlash from the Muslim community.


Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 delayed

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 delayed

In a post-earnings conference call yesterday, Activision Blizzard announced that two of its upcoming titles, Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4, have been delayed. Neither game had release windows prior to this announcement, but it was largely believed that they would be launching at some point before the end of 2021. However, it’s now painfully clear […]


Sledgehammer Games opens a new UK studio

Sledgehammer Games opens a new UK studio

Sledgehammer Games, one of the three major studios to produce the Call of Duty franchise, has opened a new UK studio in Guildford.


Activision Blizzard being investigated by the SEC

Activision Blizzard being investigated by the SEC

SEC is now actively investigating Activision Blizzard due to its response to allegations of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment.