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Oct 20, 2023

Activision Blizzard King has now been officially purchased by Microsoft. What does that mean for the company going forward? What does that mean for Game Pass? And what about ol’ Bobby?

Here’s a good catch up for what’s been going on since the beginning of the Activision Blizzard acquisition that started 21 whole months ago, and great explanations of what is to come!

Everything that happened with Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard - Article by Polygon

Controversial Activision Blizzard Boss Bobby Kotick to Remain CEO Until End of 2023 - Article by IGN

Microsoft is running an ad in The Washington Post to say that it’s cool with unions - Article by The Verge

Workers at Microsoft-owned ZeniMax Media voted ‘yes’ to unionize 300 QA staff positions - Article by Polygon

Phil Spencer Explains Why There Won't be any Activision Games on Game Pass in 2023 - Article by IGN

Phil Spencer on Activision Blizzard King + Xbox | Official Xbox Podcast - Check out this interview of Phil Spencer on the Official Xbox Podcast to get caught up on a lot of the talking points from this weeks Video Game Tango!