The Consequences of Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard Are Dizzying

A new year is always full of surprises, but few could have predicted the out-of-nowhere announcement today that Microsoft intends to purchase Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard, a company that’s spent the last year engulfed in scandal, with a massive $68.7 billion acquisition offer.

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I do not like it at all

Microsoft is a bad company

Industry consolidation is a bad thing

Capitalism is the destroyer of art