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.
— Activision Blizzard (@ATVI_AB) January 18, 2022
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.
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.