The European Commission has reached its verdict and granted approval for Microsoft to acquire ownership rights of Activision Blizzard.
After Microsoft’s takeover of Activision Blizzard was blocked by the UK authority, some analysts say that the deal could go through anyway.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has rejected Microsoft’s proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
It looks like Activision Blizzard’s 14-month-long acquisition saga by Microsoft is now more likely to go ahead.
Despite Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 setting records, Activision originally stated that 2023 would not receive a new title in the franchise.
Nintendo and Microsoft have just signed a legal agreement that will see Call of Duty on Nintendo platforms for at least ten years.
Activision’s excellent results indicate that players are concentrating on fewer and bigger videogames now.
The Bloomberg report for January shows that the layoffs taking place at Microsoft have started to affect its gaming sector.
It has just been announced that the president and COO of Activision Blizzard will be leaving the company early next year.
Microsoft has confirmed that Call of Duty is coming to Nintendo platforms after Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is finalized.