Microsoft has committed to keeping games like Call of Duty on the PlayStation platform.
Said in a blog postMicrosoft President and Vice President Brad Smith said the company will continue to make popular Activision Blizzard titles available on Sony systems for the foreseeable future.
Smith said that some commenters asked the company if it would continue to offer Activision Blizzard games like Call of Duty on competing platforms, as many were concerned that Microsoft might turn the game around. become an Xbox monopoly, thus “undermining the opportunity for Sony PlayStation users. .”
“Just to be clear, Microsoft will continue to make Call of Duty and other popular Activision Blizzard titles available on PlayStation through the terms of any existing agreement with Activision,” Smith said. “And we’ve made a commitment to Sony that we’ll also make them available on PlayStation beyond the current and future deal so that Sony fans can continue to enjoy the games they love.
“We’re also interested in taking similar steps to support Nintendo’s successful platform. We believe this is the right thing to do for the industry, for gamers, and for our business.”
Smith’s comment matches those made by Phil Spencer, now the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, who said when the acquisition of Activision Blizzard was announced that the company had no plans to “pull the community away from PlayStation”. He also said that Microsoft plans to continue “supporting those communities moving forward.”
When in agreement with buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion A person familiar with the published incident told Bloomberg that Microsoft plans to “continue to offer some of Activision’s games to PlayStation consoles,” but there may be some Xbox-specific content. . Microsoft hasn’t made it clear yet whether this will eventually happen, so we’ll just have to wait and see.
Activision Blizzard’s acquisition deal is expected to be completed during Microsoft’s fiscal year 2023 beginning in July.
https://www.vg247.com/call-of-duty-to-remain-on-playstation-beyond-the-existing-agreement-and-into-the-future Call of Duty Remains on PlayStation “Out of Current and Future Deal”