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OPINION: What the Bungie/Activision Split Means for Destiny

2 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Without the backing of Activision, my immediate response was that the industry-rattling divorce between Activision and Bungie this is great for the future of the Destiny franchise. The studio seems happy, based on the inside-sourced tweets from Kotaku's Jason Schreier. But while Activision was labeled the big bad for many, they did add a lot of support that is now gone. “We know self-publishing won't be easy,” Bungie said in a company statement. “There's still much for us to learn as we grow as an independent, global studio, but we see unbounded opportunities and potential in Destiny. We...
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Bungie Splits Up With Activision Blizzard, And It's Taking Destiny

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Bungie will assume full publishing rights of the Destiny series from Activision, the developer announced on Thursday. This will mark the end of a 10-year contract established in 2010, which saw Activision help Bungie to launch its first post-Halo project after it gained its independence from former owner Microsoft. The process of transitioning Destiny's publishing from Activision to Bungie has already begun, according to a post on Bungie's website. There's no word on any impact on Destiny 2 , and Bungie says its plans are "unchanged." The PC version-which operates using the...
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Forging Its Own 'Destiny' Could Be A New Challenge For Bungie After Activision Split

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Activision makes an easy scapegoat, but Bungie is also responsible for Destiny's biggest problems.
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Activision Blizzard Stock Nosedives Following Bungie/Destiny Split

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Activision and Bungie made a big announcement on Thursday when the companies confirmed they were splitting up , with Bungie getting the Destiny franchise going forward. While Destiny 2: Forsaken might have failed to reach Activision's commercial sales expectations , it still means that the publisher is losing a revenue stream. So it's no surprise, then, that Activision Blizzard's stock price dropped dramatically after the news was made public. Investors were seemingly spooked at the idea of Activision Blizzard losing a revenue-contributor. The company's share price fell by almost 7 percent...
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Activision shares down after split with Bungie

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Shares in video game publisher Activision fell more than 11 percent in morning trading Friday, a day after an announcement that its eight-year partnership with game developer Bungie was ending.
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