Microsoft Purchases Call of Duty & Other Popular Games for Nearly $70 Billion
NEW YORK, NY – In a game changing move, Microsoft is expected to purchase gaming franchise Activision for nearly $70 billion.
According to the agreement, Microsoft will purchase extremely popular gaming franchise, Activision, for $68.7 billion. This will make Microsoft the third largest gaming company behind Sony and Tencent.
Popular Activision games include Call of Duty, World of War Craft, and Candy Crush.
Microsoft officials have hinted that once the deal in complete Activision games will be placed on the Xbox and PC game pass.
Microsoft expects the Activision deal “to close in fiscal year 2023,” which means we might not see this deal approved for up to 18 months.