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Microsoft Confirms it Has Offered a 10-Year Deal to Keep Call of Duty on PlayStation

Microsoft Confirms it Has Offered a 10-Year Deal to Keep Call of Duty on PlayStation

Microsoft president Brad Smith has confirmed details of a recent report that claimed that the company has offered a longer-term deal to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation.

Microsoft is Reportedly “Ready to Fight” in Court if FTC Files Lawsuit to Block Activision Acquisition

Microsoft is Reportedly “Ready to Fight” in Court if FTC Files Lawsuit to Block Activision Acquisition

Recent reports have suggested that the US Federal Trade Commission is likely to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard “Won’t Hesitate to Fight” to Defend Acquisition by Microsoft

Activision Blizzard “Won’t Hesitate to Fight” to Defend Acquisition by Microsoft

"Any suggestion that the transaction could have anti-competitive effects is absurd," says Activision Blizzard CCO and EVP Lulu Cheng Meservey.

Call of Duty Players Don’t Drive Platform Adoption – Microsoft

Call of Duty Players Don’t Drive Platform Adoption – Microsoft

In its newest defense against Sony's statements, Microsoft has claimed that Call of Duty players aren't that special, and don't do much to drive platform adoption.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Bug Asks Players to Purchase Modern Warfare 2 to Access Battle Royale

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Bug Asks Players to Purchase Modern Warfare 2 to Access Battle Royale

The recently-launched sequel to Call of Duty's Battle Royale seems to be having a strange bug that ignores the fact that it should be free-to-play.

Xbox Offered 10-Year Deal to Bring Call of Duty to PlayStation

Xbox Offered 10-Year Deal to Bring Call of Duty to PlayStation

Xbox has apparently offered Sony a long-term deal, offering to continue bringing Call of Duty to PlayStation for at least 10 years.

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Play Baptiste, Bastion, Doomfist and Genji

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Play Baptiste, Bastion, Doomfist and Genji

Doomfist and Bastion have been reworked (with mixed results), but Genji and Baptiste are pretty strong in their respective roles. Here's how to play them.

EU Launches ‘Phase 2’ Probe into Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

EU Launches ‘Phase 2’ Probe into Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

The European Commission has announced a formal 'phase 2' investigation into Microsoft's acquisition of Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard.

Overwatch 2 Has Had Over 35 Million Players in its First Month

Overwatch 2 Has Had Over 35 Million Players in its First Month

Activision Blizzard has revealed that Overwatch 2's first month has been quite successful, seeing over 35 million players pretty quickly.

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Acquisition to Come Under Deeper Scrutiny by EU – Report

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Acquisition to Come Under Deeper Scrutiny by EU – Report

The EU is reportedly deepening its investigation of Microsoft's impending acquisition of Call of Duty-maker Activision Blizzard.

Call of Duty Will Release on PlayStation as Long as PlayStation Exists, Xbox Boss Assures

Call of Duty Will Release on PlayStation as Long as PlayStation Exists, Xbox Boss Assures

"As long as there is a PlayStation out there to ship to, our intent is that we continue to ship Call of Duty on PlayStation," says Phil Spencer.

Xbox Boss Says Scrutiny of Proposed Activision Acquisition Has Been “Fair and Warranted”

Xbox Boss Says Scrutiny of Proposed Activision Acquisition Has Been “Fair and Warranted”

"Microsoft in its role in the tech industry, is a large tech company, and I do think the discussion around an acquisition of this size is warranted," says Phil Spencer.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS5 Disc Only Has 70 MB of Data

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS5 Disc Only Has 70 MB of Data

The PS5 disc for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 doesn't even include the data for the game's single player campaign. Everything will have to be downloaded.

Microsoft Intends to Launch a “Next Generation” Xbox Mobile Store to Compete Against Google and Apple

Microsoft Intends to Launch a “Next Generation” Xbox Mobile Store to Compete Against Google and Apple

Microsoft says in an official filing that is proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard will allow it to "create a next generation game store which operates across a range of devices, including mobil...

Call of Duty Will Not Come to Xbox and PC Game Pass for “a Number of Years”

Call of Duty Will Not Come to Xbox and PC Game Pass for “a Number of Years”

Going by Microsoft's statement against UK's Competition and Markets Authority, it could be a while before we see Call of Duty games on Xbox or PC Game Pass.

Sony Blocking Game Pass from Coming to PlayStation Harms Competition – Microsoft

Sony Blocking Game Pass from Coming to PlayStation Harms Competition – Microsoft

Microsoft made the statement in response to the UK regulatory body saying that Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard could effect competition.

Take-Two Interactive CEO Believes Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard is “Good for the Industry”

Take-Two Interactive CEO Believes Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard is “Good for the Industry”

"Microsoft is an ally of ours, and if this makes their business more powerful we think that’s good for us," says Strauss Zelnick.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – 10 Biggest Concerns We Have

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – 10 Biggest Concerns We Have

[drop-cap]F[/drop-cap]ollowing what feels like years of rumors, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is releasing on October 28th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and PC. There's quite a lot to look... Read More

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Launch Gameplay Trailer Premieres Tomorrow, 6 PM PST

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Launch Gameplay Trailer Premieres Tomorrow, 6 PM PST

It's out on October 28th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and PC, with digital pre-orders receiving early access to the campaign.

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan “Personally Visited” EU HQ to Voice Concerns Over Xbox’s Activision Acquisition – Rumour

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan “Personally Visited” EU HQ to Voice Concerns Over Xbox’s Activision Acquisition – Rumour

Reports claim PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has stepped up his efforts to voice concerns over Xbox's Activision purchase, while Google has also chimed in.