At the same time as the historic announcement of the marriage between Activision and Microsoft for 70 billion dollars, the CEO of Activision Blizzard, Bobby Kotick, explains that he wants to organize numerous events to shed light on the company’s future plans after joining the Xbox family. Game Studios.
In the open letter in which it is specified that Kotick will not leave Activision, the CEO of the US videogame giant explains that “Of course, this announcement will raise a lot of questions. We will be organizing numerous forums and events to make sure we answer all of your questions and concerns.”.
The “concerns” of fans of the company referred to by Kotick, according to some, could be linked to recent advances by Bloomberg journalists on the future of Activision games exclusively on Xbox or cross-platform. If for Microsoft, in fact, the declared intention is that of “continue to support the community in the future by making Activision Blizzard games available on a variety of platforms”, in the latest Bloomberg News report, journalist Dina Bass argues that “According to our sources, Activision Blizzard will continue to release games on consoles such as PlayStation but there will still be titles exclusively for the Xbox ecosystem.”.
The media appointments (and between developers) promised by Kotick from now to the next few months will thus help to clarify the position of Activision Blizzard in its new role as subsidiary of the increasingly large Microsoft Gaming division headed by Phil Spencer.