Every Activision Blizzard game franchise is owned by Xbox Now.

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    Almost two years after the initial announcement, Microsoft has finally and officially acquired Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. That means Activision Blizzard, the company behind franchises like Call of Duty and Diablo, is now part of Xbox’s first-party umbrella. As a result, Xbox’s stable of IPs and game franchises has grown, welcoming the likes of Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and more.

    While many know Activision Blizzard as the company behind industry juggernauts like Call of Duty and Overwatch, the company is home to many more games. In light of today’s news, we’ve decided to make one easy place to check out every Activision Blizzard game franchise that Xbox now has.

    Every Activision Blizzard game franchise is owned by Xbox Now.

    • Call of Duty
    • Crash Bandicoot (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Diablo
    • Gabriel Knight (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Geometry Wars (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Guitar Hero (after Activision acquired Red Octane in 2007)
    • The gun
    • stove.
    • Heroes of the Storm
    • Heavy gear
    • Heretic (after Activision acquired Raven Software in 1997)
    • Interstate ’76
    • King’s Quest (Activision after acquisition of Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • The Laura Bow mystery series (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • The Lost Vikings
    • Overwatch
    • Phantasmagoria (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • loss
    • Police Quest (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Sample
    • Quest for Glory (Activision after acquisition of Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Ski Resort Tycoon
    • Skylanders
    • Soldier of fortune
    • Space Quest (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Sprue (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Starcraft
    • Swat (part of the Police Quest series activation acquired after buying Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Tencho (but only games released before Activision sold the franchise rights to the firm Software in 2004)
    • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and related titles
    • true crime
    • Ultimate Soccer Manager (after Activision acquired Vivendi Universal in 2008)
    • Gathering
    • The world of gaming
    • Zork (after Activision acquired developer Infocom in 1986)

    Every king game xbox now owns.

    Note: Activision Blizzard purchased King in February 2016 for $5.9 billion.

    • The Bubble Saga
    • Bubble Witch Saga
    • The Hope D’Loop Saga
    • Candy Crush Saga
    • Pyramid Solitaire Saga
    • Pet Rescue Saga
    • The Papa Pierre Saga
    • Farm Hero Saga
    • Pepper Panic Saga
    • Bubble Witch 2 Saga
    • The Diamond Digger Saga
    • Candy Crush Soda Saga
    • Alpha Daughter Saga
    • The Scrubby Dobby Saga
    • Paradise Bay
    • Blossom Blast Saga
    • Candy Crush Jelly Saga
    • Farm Hero Super Saga
    • Shuffle cats
    • Bubble Witch 3 Saga
    • Legend of Solgard
    • The Diamond Diary Saga
    • Candy Crush Friends Saga
    • Pet Rescue Puzzle Saga
    • Knighthood – Epic RPG Knights
    • Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!
    • Rebel rider

    While many of these games and franchises have been dormant for years, even decades in some cases, they are nonetheless now under the Xbox umbrella. This means that Xbox could theoretically revive any of them, or make sequels to the games on the list.

    For example, just this week, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick reportedly held an employee meeting where he was interviewed by former late-night host James Corden about a possible Guitar Hero revival and more. . Speaking of Kotick, he will remain CEO of Activision Blizzard until the end of the year after being asked by Xbox chief Phil Spencer to help transition the company.


    Which franchises on this list do you hope to see new games from now that Xbox owns them? Let us know in the comments below!

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