Xbox BUYS Activision Blizzard!!!!

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Update: Sony has responded to the CMA's decision to further investigate the acquisition, and says it "welcomes the announcement."

"By giving Microsoft control of Activision games like Call of Duty, this deal would have major negative implications for gamers and the future of the gaming industry," the firm said in a statement to GamesIndustry.biz. "We want to guarantee PlayStation gamers continue to have the highest quality gaming experience, and we appreciate the CMA's focus on protecting gamers."

 

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It's stupid. There is still a ton of competition left. It's not like MS gets a monopoly on gaming or any genre. Sony buys studios too
Which is why the deal will go through. They is literally no reason for it not to.

Sony does, after Xbox bought those studios in 2018 Sony has bought 12 studios. If Xbox gets Acti/Blizz they will have bought 29ish studios, that includes the mobile focused studios, which would only give Xbox 5ish more studios than #1 placed Playstation.
 
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Which is why the deal will go through. They is literally no reason for it not to.

Sony does, after Xbox bought those studios in 2018 Sony has bought 12 studios. If Xbox gets Acti/Blizz they will have bought 29ish studios, that includes the mobile focused studios, which would only give Xbox 5ish more studios than #1 placed Playstation.
You think they’ll keep the activision name when new titles are released? Maybe only use it for specific instances like a collection rerelease ?
 

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True, but could it be pushed back a bit? Seeing as It’s still in some bad light until the investigations are over…you think maybe will eventually get a Xbox + Activision/Blizzard + Bethesda Showcase and Fanfest?
The showcase, yes. I'd be surprised if that doesn't happen.

As for the lawsuits, who knows. I'd say no, but guess it depends on how they go.
 

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True, but could it be pushed back a bit? Seeing as It’s still in some bad light until the investigations are over…you think maybe will eventually get a Xbox + Activision/Blizzard + Bethesda Showcase and Fanfest?


Most of the gaming world won't even know those investigations are happening.
 
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