Viewport Relay – Episode 86 – $70 Billion
Published on January 27, 2022
And just like that, one episode after Take-Two sets a record on an acquisition, Microsoft strikes back.
News articles we talk about this episode:
- Welcoming the Incredible Teams and Legendary Franchises of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft Gaming - Xbox Wire: https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2022/01/18/welcoming-activision-blizzard-to-microsoft-gaming/
- Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick expected to leave once Microsoft deal closes - report: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-18-activision-blizzard-boss-bobby-kotick-expected-to-leave-once-microsoft-deal-closes-report
- Phil Spencer: We "desire to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation.": https://twitter.com/xboxp3/status/1484273335139651585?s=21
- New Blizzard Game: https://www.polygon.com/22901092/blizzard-new-survival-game-original-universe-ip
- "EA is reportedly very disappointed with how Battlefield 2042 has performed and is "looking at all the options" including a kind of F2P system: https://twitter.com/_Tom_Henderson_/status/1484261137818525714
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel got 241,038 peak concurrent users on steam. Over 10x any other Yugioh game. Almost 4x Valve's Artifact launch number.: https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/s9yukg/yugioh_master_duel_got_241038_peak_concurrent/
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land launches March 25th! (Nintendo Switch): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu_qwN-Y_P4
- Rainbow Six Extraction really, really blows (Review) - Skill Up: https://youtu.be/4RdRh97jHvw
- Square Enix 2022 Games: https://square-enix-games.com/en_GB/news/square-enix-preview-2022
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