Today, it is seen as one of the most important agreements in the gaming world. Microsoft Activision Blizzard The hot agenda continues in the agreement. While the investigations initiated by the European Commission and the Federal Trade Commission continue, there are concerns about unfair competition and monopolization in the market. Today, a new deal was announced, which is critical in its timing. Let's take a look at the details of the news together.
Microsoft signs 10-year Call of Duty deal with Nintendo!
Microsoft's $68.7 billion It has important games such as Activision Blizzard, Call of Duty, Warcraft, Overwatch, which it is preparing to buy by paying. For this reason, the fact that this company is in the hands of Microsoft worries many companies in the market. The Microsoft side, on the other hand, is making a very important sign today in order to eliminate this concern and complete the purchase.
So much so that Call of Duty and other Xbox games are delivered to Nintendo on the same day and with equal content. for 10 years will keep coming. Announced in December, the deal first came from Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer. Spencer, who gave the same promise to the PlayStation side, took a big trump card by signing the official signatures just before the European Commission meeting to be held today.
Announcing the agreement with a tweet, Microsoft president Brad Smith used the following statements in the continuation of the tweet:
“We have now signed a binding 10-year contract to bring Xbox games to Nintendo players. This is just part of our commitment to bring Xbox games and Activision games like Call of Duty to more players on more platforms.”
For the PlayStation side, Call of Duty is of great importance. For this reason, Sony does not want Activision Blizzard to be acquired by Microsoft. The general concern is that Microsoft only offers Call of Duty as a special game on the Xbox and PC side. But if the deal is completed, Call of Duty will debut on PlayStation for at least 10 more years.
The European Commission is expected to make its decision in April. So what do you think about this news? Do you think the purchase can be completed with the Microsoft Nintendo deal? Do not forget to share your views with us in the Comments section.