Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard, the world-renowned gaming company that developers games such as Call of Duty and Candy Crush.
Microsoft includes many companies. Microsoft, which operates in many fields, including gaming companies, has recently made new acquisitions, adding new companies and starting to operate in different sectors.
Microsoft has increased its gaming activities with services such as Xbox Game Pass, and today’s official announcement excited many gamers. The company announced in a statement that it has acquired Activision Blizzard.
Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion!
Today, an official statement from Xbox revealed that Microsoft has acquired Activision Blizzard. Software giant Microsoft will pay $68.7 billion to acquire Activision Blizzard, one of the largest gaming companies. Activision Blizzardis the developer of some of the world’s most famous games, such as Call of Duty, Candy Crush and Warcraft.
In recent years, Microsoft has paid $26 billion to buy the LinkedIn platform. The new purchase goes many times that price. Microsoft says it will be the third-largest gaming company in the world, behind Tencent and Sony in terms of revenue. With the acquisition, Activision Blizzard games will be added to the popular cloud gaming service Xbox Game Pass.
Activision Blizzard games such as Call of Duty, Warcraft, Candy Crush, Tony Hawk, Diablo, Overwatch, Spyro, Hearthstone, Guitar Hero, Crash Bandicoot and StarCraft will be added to the Xbox Game Pass, Xbox announced. In addition, the statement said they had no doubt that Xbox would be in better places with the new acquisition.