Activision Blizzard Acquires Major League Gaming

Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming. MLG is a leader in creating and streaming premium live gaming events, organizing professional competitions, and running competitive gaming leagues. The acquisition expands Activision Blizzard’s reach across the rapidly-growing esports ecosystem by adding proven live streaming capabilities and technologies to the … Continue reading Activision Blizzard Acquires Major League Gaming

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Activision To Only Invest In Mega-Blockbuster Franchises Moving Forward

In a recent conference call regarding their Q1 earnings for 2013, Activision has stated that they will be exclusively investing in large franchises from now on. They will be avoiding new franchise endeavors entirely, unless they see a way for those new franchises to render excellent profits. "But I would say, when we look at new investments, … Continue reading Activision To Only Invest In Mega-Blockbuster Franchises Moving Forward

Activision Worried For The Second Half Of 2013, Partially Blames Wii U’s “Disappointing Launch”

Activision Blizzard President Bobby Kotick says that while his company had a firm start to the year, he fears there are dangers and uncertainties that plague the second half of 2013. Among other things, Kotick blames the "disappointing launch" of the Wii U console and the ambiguity regarding next-generation hardware. “While we have had a … Continue reading Activision Worried For The Second Half Of 2013, Partially Blames Wii U’s “Disappointing Launch”

€8 Billion Activision Blizzard Sale Is Still Being Considered

Vivendi is still courting numerous companies for a sale of its €8 billion majority stake in Activision Blizzard. CVG reports that despite recent assurances by Vivendi they are still eager for a sale of Activision Blizzard and it remains absolutely under consideration. The publication says Microsoft approached Activision Blizzard, but negations have not advanced any further at this … Continue reading €8 Billion Activision Blizzard Sale Is Still Being Considered