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Five Reasons Microsoft Is Making Activision Blizzard Its Biggest Deal Ever

Mobile, metaverse and bypassing Apple’s App Store fees are key to the purchase

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Microsoft Buys Activision: Explain This

Microsoft Corp. is buying Activision Blizzard Inc. in a $68.7 billion all-cash acquisition, uniting two of the biggest forces in video games. It’s the software maker’s biggest deal ever, almost three times as large as the 2016 purchase of LinkedIn. Here are five key reasons why it happened.