The Chief Executive Officer of Activision, Bobby Kotick, welcomes the acquisition and looks "forward to becoming a part of the Xbox Team".
Microsoft's president Brad Smith said the UK regulator's decision to prevent its acquisition of 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard "had shaken confidence" in Britain as a destination for tech businesses.
Microsoft signed a 10-year licensing deal to bring Activision's Call of Duty franchise to Japanese cloud gaming provider Ubitus on Wednesday, the latest move by the company to address regulatory worries about its bid for the games maker.
Microsoft said it would license Activision Blizzard's "Call of Duty" (CoD) to Sony for 10 years to address concerns raised by Britain over its $69 billion takeover of the games maker, according to a document published by the regulator.
Microsoft Corp is stocking up on Chinese video game content to emulate Sony Group Corp's success with "Genshin Impact", sources said, solidifying China's transition from a land only of players to a hub of blockbuster developers.
Britain's antitrust regulator said Microsoft Corp's $69 billion acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard could harm competition in gaming consoles, subscription services and cloud gaming, and it needs to be investigated in depth.
What's interesting about this approach is the fact that it is the first time a developer is using a different tactic to discourage cheating.
"Overwatch" lead character artist Renaud Galand recently shared in an interview that the dev team originally had plans to release more heroes after Echo.
Right now, Echo is only playable in the "Overwatch" PTR for PC because the developers still need to make some adjustments to her balance and gameplay.
Those who have played "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" know that this is the not the first battle royale mode for the franchise.
This was allegedly taken from Activision Blizzard co-president Nick van Dyk's LinkedIn profile, who some might remember for his work on "Skylanders Academy."
Developers working on Diablo IV expressed their desire to enable cross-play when the game launches and confirmed other key details about the sequel.
Leaks prior to BlizzCon 2019 have reportedly taken the surprise out of the event, which led to to a bullish outlook for Activision stock.
A promotional image reportedly sourced from Blizzard Entertainment's merchandise portal shows a new character.
With only a few days before BlizzCon 2019 launches, a new leak for "Diablo IV" reveals a new character.
On top of the server problems, some "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" players on Xbox One X are reporting mid-game crashes.
In addition to the game magazine leak about "Diablo IV" another insider claims a remaster of "Diablo II" will debut alongside it at BlizzCon 2019.
BlizzCon 2019 is just over a week away and the latest rumours are teasing announcements of "Overwatch 2" and other AAA titles.
A German gaming magazine recently printed an ad for an artbook from Blizzard Entertainment which listed "Diablo IV" in the description.
Blizzard posted an announcement on the "World of Warcraft" Facebook page to confirm the postponement of the game's 15th anniversary celebration.
Now that "Overwatch" is available on the Nintendo Switch, gamers are reportedly not pleased by how it performs on the system.
The ongoing boycott against Blizzard Entertainment's services and games are already affecting the company's stocks.
In the wake of Blizzard's suspension of Blitzchung, casters and gamers are withdrawing their support for the game studio.
"Destiny 2" servers reportedly went down after Bungie performed unscheduled maintenance to accommodate a huge number of players logging in.
Fans are outraged after State of Play trailer for "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" confirmed a certain game mode will be time-exclusive for the PS4.
Sicario 2: Soldado director Stefano Sollima, who is in talks to direct a Call of Duty movie, has expressed a desire to work with Chris Pine and Tom Hardy.