Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard for record amount

Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard for record amount

This story about big deals, boiled down, in 1:25 minutes.

What's the fuss?

Only a week after the largest gaming deal ever went down, a new record has been set by one of the world's largest tech companies in a spectacular fashion.

The situation

Activision Blizzard sits among few in the echelons of gaming royalty, being responsible for internationally recognized gaming franchises such as Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

On their seemingly unquenchable quest to own all of gaming, Microsoft has announced their plans to acquire all of Activision Blizzard.

Boiling it down

You don't go spending this type of money to share the spoils with the competition.

With Activision Blizzard's existing controversial CEO holding the reins until June 2023, Microsoft has a lot to fix.

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