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Quality Assurance Workers of Raven Software Ask Activision Blizzard to Recognize the Game Workers Alliance Union

A group of 34 Quality Assurance workers from Raven Software have asked Activision Blizzard to formally recognize their formation of the Game Workers Alliance union, following five weeks of striking in response to twelve temporary workers being told their contracts would not be renewed last month.

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Activision Blizzard Fireside Chat with Bobby Kotick On Company’s Future Under Microsoft

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick held a video conference with employees today, answering questions read by Chief People Officer Julie Hodges. As relayed by The Washington Post, Kotick's Fireside Chat discussed the future of the company following Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition, covering topics from potential layoffs to his own uncertain role moving forward.

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Mike Ybarra’s Statement on Improving Culture at Blizzard Entertainment

Head of Blizzard Entertainment Mike Ybarra has released a statement on some of the initial actions the studio is taking to improve the culture at Blizzard Entertainment and regain the trust of both employees and fans. Working to improve communication with the community, the multi-step process laid out begins with establishing a new employee resource group, to include a culture leader, human resources organizational leader, and a DE&I (diversity, equity, and inclusion) leader.

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Best Memes from Activision Blizzard Acquisition by Microsoft

Today's surprising news of Activision Blizzard's acquisition by Microsoft have taken shaken the world of gaming. Besides raising many questions about the future of Activision Blizzard and Blizzard itself, it also generated the perfect field for many Activision Blizzard x Xbox crossover memes.

We've recapped our favorite Twitter and Reddit memes about the acquisition. Have we missed your favorite? Share them in the comments below!

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GamesBeat Interview with Bobby Kotick Explains Motives for Selling Activision Blizzard to Microsoft

In an interview with GamesBeat, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick explained his motive for selling the company to Microsoft, citing the delay of Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 as having a principle effect on Activision's declining stock price, beyond even the allegations reported by the Wall Street Journal and the state of California's sexual discrimination lawsuit.

Bobby Kotick, via GamesbeatGamesBeat:

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Bobby Kotick Expected to Leave Activision Blizzard Following Sale to Microsoft

With the announcement that Activision Blizzard was being bought by Microsoft for an astonishing $68.7 billion, CEO Bobby Kotick's role has been left somewhat unclear. Though statements from both companies have confirmed that he would continue to lead Activision through the transitory period which is expected to last until around June of 2023, both sides have remained purposefully vague as to whether the most vilified person in gaming today would continue on after the sale is finalized.

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Bobby Kotick and Phil Spencer Discuss Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard on CNBC

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and Microsoft Head of Gaming Phil Spencer appeared on CNBC Television's 'Squawk on the Street' to break down Microsoft's decision to buy Activision.

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Microsoft Gaming Acquires Activision Blizzard In $68.7B Gaming Deal

Microsoft Gaming purchased Activision Blizzard this morning on what is considered the biggest gaming acquisition in history, valued at $68.7 billion.

The purchase was reported in a message from Xbox CEO Phil Spencer on Xbox Wire, with Microsoft now owning all Activision Blizzard studios and their franchises, including World of Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, Candy Crush, and Call of Duty.

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