A shareholder accuses Activision Blizzard of conflict of interests, claiming that the deal is not in the best interests of the company's stockholders.
Merely days after The Wall Street Journal's Bobby Kotick report went live, Microsoft began acquisition talks with Activision Blizzard.
A recent WSJ report has revealed that the DFEH has issued additional writs against Activsion Blizzard's leaderships to seek out more information.
It seems a sequel to the battle royale shooter is going to be announced soon. It is allegedly built from the ground up for current-gen consoles.
Microsoft says it intends to keep releasing Call of Duty and other Activision Blizzard games as multiplatform titles even beyond existing agreements.
Activision Blizzard confirms that it raked in $5.1 billion from in-game spending, which is up from the $4.85 billion reported for 2020.
"The responsibility for that definitely hits home," Xbox boss Phil Spencer says about the $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Activision says 2022 will see Blizzard Entertainment deliver "all-new mobile Warcraft content into players’ hands for the first time."
Activision Blizzard's Q4 earnings report has revealed that the next Call of Duty will be developed by Infinity Ward, as per leaks.
The Game Awards producer and host Geoff Keighley says that "a few" more big games industry acquisitions and deals are coming soon.
Blizzard's untitled survival game has been in the development for almost 5 years at this point, according to a recent report.
Blizzard Entertainment boss Mike Ybarra has asked fans to stay tuned regarding new details for Overwatch, Diablo, and Warcraft.
Blizzard is currently staffing up for this new project, with a number of open positions being available across art, engineering, and design departments.
In a recent earning briefings the COO and chief product officer of Netflix Greg Peters talked about the recent Activision Blizzard acquisition, stating that he is excited to see the activity.
Staff at Raven Software, after having been on a strike for a number of weeks, has announced that it's officially unionizing.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick suggests that Microsoft will be able to do more with certain franchises than they've been able to until now.
"Sony is an important part of our industry, and we value our relationship," says Xbox boss Phil Spencer, who recently had conversations with Sony leadership.
There's a very good chance that Activision Blizzard won't be as singularly focused on Call of Duty once the Xbox deal is finalized.
A DFC Intelligence analyst believes that making Call of Duty exclusive to Xbox platforms could make getting the deal past anti-trust regulators a big hassle.
Microsoft will be completing the acquisition of Activision Blizzard, but Sony expects them to still launch multiplatform games to fulfil contractual obligations.