Since Microsoft Started Purchasing Activision, The PlayStation Version Of Call Of Duty Has Been In Jeopardy

Since Microsoft Started Purchasing Activision, The PlayStation Version Of Call Of Duty Has Been In Jeopardy
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The shoot-em-up game will be available for several more years on your Sony platform, according to Microsoft, which is good news for PlayStation Call of Duty enthusiasts.

According to The Verge, previously this year, Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer promised PlayStation head Jim Ryan in a written message that Call of Duty wouldn’t be removed from the PlayStation marketplace anytime soon if Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is authorized by authorities.

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According to Phil Spencer, CEO of Xbox, “In January, we issued a formal contract to Sony to ensure Call of Duty on PlayStation, with functionality and content parity, for at least several more years beyond the existing Sony deal.

Bit the precise length of many more years is unclear, PlayStation users who were concerned that the Call of Duty series might join Xbox-exclusive games like Bethesda’s upcoming Starfield as Xbox-only games may now breathe easier at least a little while longer.

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In January, Microsoft revealed that it was nearing a $70 billion agreement to acquire Activision Blizzard, the studio responsible for Overwatch, Diablo, Call of Duty, and Candy Crush. Microsoft is currently claiming that its transaction is legal and won’t harm the gaming industry, with legislators and regulatory bodies all across the world.

One such assertion made by the Xbox corporation was made in a report issued by the New Zealand Commerce Commission that was released in June. The enormous firm claimed that none of the games, such as the Call of Duty series, were essential purchases for any competing gaming company or platform holder.

Microsoft revealed its purchase of Activision shortly after Sony unveiled intentions to pay $3.6 billion for Destiny 2 developer Bungie and invest $1 billion in Epic Games.

After purchasing Bluepoint Games last year, the studio behind the highly appreciated PS5 Demon’s Souls remasters, Sony’s investment in Epic Games marks the third recent buying spree for the PlayStation corporation.