Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is arguably getting closer as Microsoft has now created an official website where the company writes about the benefits this process will bring.
Xbox wants to help gamers and developers
Sony probably doesn’t like the upcoming deal with Activision Blizzard, but it does the takeover brings a lot of advantages At least that’s what Microsoft claims. According to a new website, the company is not the only party to benefit. The whole thing should also only have a positive influence on players and developers, because they would be the focus of Xbox (source: Microsoft).
“We want to enable people to play games anywhere, anytime, on any device. And developers deserve more opportunities to develop, distribute and market their groundbreaking games. If we do that, we all win“, is it[called
The acquisition of Activision Blizzard would into Xbox gaming strategy fit and the reasons for this were neatly and clearly recorded in a graphic:
Image source: Microsoft
For players, the takeover means, among other things more games on devices like Xbox, PlayStation, phones and also online. They would also have choices about how and where to buy games, such as subscription and one-time purchase options. In addition, one would like to offer alternatives for mobile phone players.
For game developers, Microsoft promises more opportunities for investments and access to players as well as better revenues through fair market rules – which would also ultimately benefit gamers.
Ultimately, by acquiring Activision Blizzard, Microsoft wants to achieve that more competition in the mobile space are. The company also hopes for more competition in traditional games, where Sony and Nintendo “will remain the biggest providers.”
That’s not all Xbox is aiming for in the future, though.
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