Microsoft sent shock waves through the videogame industry when it announced plans in January to acquire Activision Blizzard, the developers/publishers of the gigantic Call of Duty and Warcraft series. Weeks later, Sony announced their plan to acquire Bungie (best known for creating the Halo and Destiny franchises (ironically published by Activision)).
How will these business decisions affect the employees and the consumers? Are any developers safe from the clutches of the conglomerate?
Microsoft Press Release
Activision-Blizzard work environment
Sony Buys Bungie
Bungie (G4 Icons)
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