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What happens if Activision Blizzard stays independent? | Opinion

5 days ago   |   By GamesIndustry

For almost a year now, the industry has been operating under one major assumption about how the competitive landscape is going to look in the coming years - namely that by some point in 2023, Activision Blizzard would become a subsidiary of Microsoft, with the $68 billion acquisition seeing the giant publisher slotted in alongside Xbox Game Studios in Microsoft's newly minted Gaming division. The deal, initially announced back in January , would arguably be the most significant reordering of the games business since 2001, when Microsoft first entered the console market just months after...
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