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Microsoft announces a deal to buy Activision-Blizzard

Microsoft announces a deal to buy Activision-Blizzard

Microsoft has announced a deal to buy the company that makes Call of Duty.

The Wall Street Journal reports the fee is over 50 billion dollars, making Activision-Blizzard the tech giant's largest-ever acquisition.

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The CEO of Microsoft Gaming says it is 'incredibly exciting' that the company has agreed on a deal to buy Activision-Blizzard.

Other well-known games owned by the franchise are Overwatch, World of Warcraft and Crash Bandicoot.

Activision-Blizzard has been rocked by allegations of workplace sexual harassment in recent months.

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The tech giant's gaming chief Phil Spencer says he is keen to get to work with the "amazing, talented, dedicated" people at Activision-Blizzard.

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