According to Bloomberg’s review, Microsoft still appears to be planning to support Activision games on other platforms.
Possible Xbox exclusivity on franchises like Call of Duty, Xbox boss, current Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer, and more tell Bloomberg Microsoft doesn’t “intend” to disrupt the community.
“I just want to say to players playing Activision Blizzard games on a Sony platform: We have no intention of taking the community away from that platform, and we remain committed to that,” Spencer said.
His statement is in addition to the statement he made on Xbox Online “Activision Blizzard’s games are popular across a variety of platforms, and we plan to continue to support these communities going forward,” he said.
A person familiar with the situation added color in the comments, telling Bloomberg that Microsoft plans to “continue to make some Activision games for the PlayStation console,” but there will be some Xbox-exclusive content.
Microsoft this morning announced plans to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion.The transaction is expected to be To be completed in the company’s fiscal year 2023 from July.
It has now been confirmed that Activision Blizzard’s Bobby Kotick will continue to serve as Activision Blizzard’s CEO. He and his team will remain focused on driving efforts to further strengthen the company’s culture and accelerate business growth,” said the release. The business will report to Phil Spencer once the transaction is complete.