Sony agrees Call of Duty deal with Microsoft

Sony agrees Call of Duty deal with Microsoft
Images via Microsoft and Activision Blizzard

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Jake Bannister


16th Jul 2023 15:18

Following week after week of news in the Microsoft vs FTC case, there has been another twist in the tale.

Microsoft has confirmed a deal with Sony to "keep Call of Duty on PlayStation following the acquisition of Activision Blizzard".

Phil Spencer confirms Sony deal

In a tweet, the Head of Xbox Phil Spencer announced a significant deal for the future of Call of Duty.

He said "We are pleased to announce that Microsoft and @PlayStation have signed a binding agreement to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation following the acquisition of Activision Blizzard. We look forward to a future where players globally have more choice to play their favorite games."

Furthermore, Vice Chair and President of Microsoft Brad Smith added "From Day One of this acquisition, we’ve been committed to addressing the concerns of regulators, platform and game developers, and consumers.

"Even after we cross the finish line for this deal’s approval, we will remain focused on ensuring that Call of Duty remains available on more platforms and for more consumers than ever before."

It is yet unclear the full details of the deal, including length.

More to follow...

Jake Bannister
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Jake Bannister
Jake is GGRecon's Co-Founder and Operations Director. You'll find him covering our word game brain teasers, as well as sports games such as Football Manager and EA FC. He's also that teammate on your Rocket League team spamming "Wow!".
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