Microsoft’s new deal reportedly cuts Sony out of major franchises.


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    Microsoft’s deal with Activision Blizzard is a hair’s breadth from closing. Thank God for that. It’s looking more and more likely that the deal will pass its final hurdles, as Xbox has offered PlayStation a legal olive branch – allowing it to hang on to it. Call of Duty.

    It’s believed this was to satisfy the UK CMA, and although Xbox could have done it sooner if it wanted, at least we’re on the way to the finish line. But it may not be as profitable for PlayStation users Call of Duty means agreement.

    PlayStation ActiBlizz may be locked out of games.

    An Xbox Series S controller, along with its home controller.

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    Xbox doesn’t seem particularly happy that it had to expand Call of Duty On PlayStation, as it looks like it will shut down the rest of Activision Blizzard for Xbox users.

    the edge has pointed out that Xbox is not obligated to actually put Activision Blizzard games on Nintendo under the contract. or Sony consoles, unless they’re into it. Call of Duty Franchise The most recent legal document that allowed PlayStation to have Call of Duty Very similar to the one given to Nintendo for cloud streaming, obviously ditching the cloud streaming bit for PlayStation’s sake.

    Now it’s thought that Activision Blizzard’s biggest hit has been made available to all gamers, which could take over the rest of the Xbox company’s franchises. Overwatch And Diablo. Also, it will likely pass that former PlayStation mascots like Crash and Spyro won’t reappear on their old home console.

    The Verge’s Tom Warren claims that Sony was offered a deal in January 2022 that would “license all current Activision console titles on Sony, including future versions in the Call of Duty franchise or on Sony until December 31, 2027.” Existing Activision Franchise.” The new agreement applies only to CoD.

    Phil Spencer wants to revive old Activision Blizzard titles.

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    It’s not just the franchises we know that are still kicking that could end up with the Xbox, as Phil Spencer is back after owning some classic titles under the company’s banner. is very clear about his expectations.

    He suggested that he would like to see. Guitar Hero And Hexane Make a comeback, and if they do, it’s probably safe to assume the Green Team will hang up on them, too. It’s a strange time in the gaming industry, and only time will tell how it all pans out. One thing is now certain – the ball is in PlayStation’s court.


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