Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard for $70 billion

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Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard

As originally reported by the Wall Street Journal and then followed up by the official announcement, Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard for a whopping $70 billion.

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This is following up years of reports of sexual harassment at the studio and could be a contributing factor in the sale. This could mean an eventual restructuring of the studio to continue under the Xbox name.

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As of right now, this is reported to be the biggest acquisition in video game history after Take Two's purchase of Zynga earlier this year.

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