Microsoft’s $69 Billion Acquisition of Activision Blizzard: A Game-Changing Deal in the Global Gaming Market

Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard: A Game-Changing Deal for the Global Gaming Industry January 18, 2022. In a move that sent shockwaves throughout the world, Microsoft (MS) acquired Activision Blizzard, the prominent North American game developer, for a staggering $69 billion (approximately 93 trillion won). This acquisition represents a significant 45% premium to Activision Blizzard […]

Microsoft’s Massive Acquisition: A New Era for Gaming with Activision Blizzard

Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the largest game developer in North America, has made headlines as the “big deal of the century.” With a price tag of $69 billion, this acquisition marks the largest in the global IT industry and a 45% premium to Activision Blizzard stock. The deal is expected to be finalized this […]

Microsoft’s Plan B: Developing Cheaper AI Software as an Alternative to Open AI

Microsoft Considers Plan B for its AI Strategy By Hwang Chi-gyu, Digital Today Reporter In a surprising turn of events, Microsoft is reportedly considering an alternative strategy, known as Plan B, for its AI initiatives instead of relying solely on Open AI. This decision comes as the company grapples with the rising costs associated with […]

Xbox Recommends a List of Games for the Long Chuseok Holiday: Enjoy Cloud Gaming on Xbox

Xbox Recommends Exciting Games for the Long Chuseok Holiday By Shin Dong-min Cnet Korea Reporter Xbox has curated a collection of games to enhance your gaming experience during the long Chuseok holiday that extends until early October. Whether you’re looking for entertainment during long-distance travel or fun games to play with friends who are away […]

Capcom President Rejects Microsoft Acquisition Rumors, Focuses on Non-Gaming Value

Capcom President States Company’s Preference for Independent Growth and Partnerships Rather than Acquisition by Microsoft During an interview with Bloomberg at the Tokyo Game Show 2023, Capcom President Haruhiro Tsujimoto expressed the company’s stance on potential acquisitions, including a potential acquisition by Microsoft. Tsujimoto stated that Capcom prefers to focus on independent growth, internal development, […]

British Competition Authority Gives Preliminary Approval to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Moves Forward with UK Approval The long-awaited acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft has taken a significant step forward as the British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) finally granted preliminary approval. This positive development paves the way for further assessments and a final decision to be made. Microsoft President Brad […]

Activision Blizzard’s Restructuring Proposal to Acquire Microsoft Under Review by UK Competition Authority

UK Competition and Markets Authority Reviews Activision Blizzard’s Acquisition Proposal The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it is currently evaluating Activision Blizzard’s restructuring proposal in its bid to acquire Microsoft Company (Microsoft). Although concerns were raised earlier this year about potential competition limitations in the cloud gaming sector, the CMA has […]