Xbox Game Pass Library to Expand Massively With Activision Blizzard, and King Titles, as Per Phil Spencer

Published 10/13/2023, 1:29 PM EDT

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Microsoft finally completed the deal with Activision Blizzard for $68.7  billion. And Xbox boss Phil Spencer extended a warm welcome to this talented studio through an internal memo exclusive to Microsoft’s employees. However, what brings the fans’ attention to Phil Spencer’s announcement is his plans for expanding the Xbox Game Pass.

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Activision’s inclusion will definitely bring some mouth-watering additions to Xbox’s gaming ecosystem. Further, the addition of King, known for developing Candy crush, will surely take Xbox Game Pass to a whole new level. 

Xbox aims to revolutionise Game Pass subscription with Activision Blizzard and King

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Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition was destined to bring some unthinkable collaborations on the platform of Xbox. And now that Spencer aims to expand their objectives with talents and resources from the gaming giants, Xbox will definitely try to take their Game Pass to new levels. Further, with Activision’s blockbuster titles Overwatch, and Call of Duty joining, fans will get access to a treasure trove of games.

In fact, Spencer’s enthusiasm for collaborating with Activision only brought positive vibes for Xbox fans in the future. Having finalized the deal, Spencer said, We couldn’t be more excited that Activision Blizzard employees are our colleagues, co-workers, and teammates.” Spencer also talked about the impact of joining forces with Activision Blizzard. He said,

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“Activision, Blizzard, and King publish some of the most played and most beloved franchises in gaming history, from Pitfall to Call of Duty, Warcraft to Overwatch, Candy Crush Saga to Farm Heroes Super Saga. By combining Xbox with Activision Blizzard’s skill, knowledge, and amazing legacy of games, we will bring the joy and community of gaming to even more players around the world.”

Spencer’s eagerness to share creative insights with their new talented colleagues gave a great ray of sunshine- We are eager to learn from their creativity, exchange insights and best practices, and empower our new colleagues to bring their visions to the widest possible audience.” 

Now that Spencer portrayed such a positive and enthusiastic vibe, Xbox fans can’t wait to see what this company brings forth for them. 

What other studios will join Xbox with Activision?

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Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition deal was far from smooth. And there were plenty of roadblocks. Yet, it was probably one of the biggest deals ever made by Xbox. However, Activision’s $68.7 deal is worth it for Xbox as it is bringing its hugely popular subsidiary studios to work with the company.

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These not only promise to make the Xbox gaming ecosystem richer but also greatly diversified. With Activision, the other subsidiary studios include Beenox, Digital Legends, Demonware, Sledgehammer Games, Radical Entertainment, Toys for Bob and many more. 

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After much turmoil, Xbox finally closed its deal with Activision Blizzard successfully. And now with Phil Spencer’s comment, Xbox fans are hoping for something completely over the top from the company. What do you think?

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Upasana Banerjee

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