A potential deal between tech giant Microsoft and Activision Blizzard, which owns the massively successful “Call of Duty” franchise, has gamers concerned and confused.
a massive deal rocking the gaming world. Microsoft announced its plans to acquire software company Activision Blizzard, making it a gaming giant, 70 billion is pretty big for any industry. I mean you don’t see deals that are bigger than that. Of course. The question on gamers minds, what does this mean for their favorite video games? It’s still unclear, but industry analysts are preparing for the unknown over time. I think that it’s likely that Microsoft will try to make Activision titles exclusive to Xbox or exclusive to Game Pass, but meaning that they won’t be available on Playstation. Activision Blizzard owns some of the most popular game franchises in the world, including Call of Duty for years, the first person shooter has been available on all major platforms, including Xbox and Playstation. But now if Xbox maker Microsoft holds the key to the Call of Duty universe, will Sony customers still be able to get in on the action over time. I think this is going to drive more people to subscription and away from Playstation Microsoft needed more content and stuff that comes out more frequently. Call of Duty comes out every year on twitter Microsoft, Gaming Ceo Phil Spencer confirmed the company’s intent to honor all existing agreements and stated their desire to keep Call of Duty on Playstation but until the deal is done, loyal gamers on competing platforms may feel like they’re the ones in the Crosshairs for today’s Consumer watch, I’m jeremy Roth