Microsoft buying Call of Duty maker Activision for $68.7BILLION ‘to enter metaverse’


MICROSOFT is buying video game publisher Activision for a staggering $68.7billion.

Activision is famous for publishing the Call of Duty franchise.

Some major games will be coming to Xbox Games Pass

It’s also behind World of War Craft and Diablo.

The purchase is Microsoft’s biggest purchase to date.

The deal means many of Activision’s games will be added to to Xbox Game Pass.

Microsoft’s CEO of gaming Phil Spencer said: “Upon close, we will offer as many Activision Blizzard games as we can within Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, both new titles and games from Activision Blizzard’s incredible catalog.”

This great news for any of the 25 million Xbox Games Pass subscribers who are about to get access to some very popular games.

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