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Activision Blizzard's (ATVI) Diablo IV release sets a new record as Blizzard Entertainment's fastest-selling game of all time.
IRVINE, Calif., June 06, 2023--Diablo® IV, the highly anticipated new installment of the iconic Diablo series, is now live. Already, it is Blizzard Entertainment’s fastest-selling game of all time, with Blizzard’s highest pre-launch unit sales ever on both console and PC*. In the four days since early access started on June 1, Diablo IV has been played for 93 million hours, or over 10,000 years --- the equivalent playing 24 hours a day since the beginning of human civilization.
(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith will meet with UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt next week to voice his frustration over the shock decision by Britain’s competition regulator to block its $69 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard Inc.Most Read from BloombergRussian Elite Is Souring on Putin’s Chances of Winning His WarAmericans Are Leaving Portugal as Golden Visa Honeymoon EndsLeaving New York for Miami Can Save Nearly $200,000Bonds Everywhere Suffer as Rate-Hike Fears Swamp Trader
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) announces the 2023 champion of the Candy Crush All Star Tournament.
Revenue for the video games market is projected to hit $385 billion this year and continue expanding at a compound annual rate of 8% through 2027, according to the forecasters at Statista. While its growth may not be as significant as other tech markets like artificial intelligence (AI) or cloud computing, there's a never-ending supply of new video games, and the market for them has grown consistently over the long term. Adding a video gaming stock to your holdings can be an excellent way to instill stability in your portfolio, and there's no better time than the present to do so.
Microsoft's (MSFT) $75 billion deal to acquire Activision Blizzard depends largely on the success and popularity of the Call of Duty franchise.
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
The U.S. could make or break Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition.
With Video Game companies posting upbeat earnings, take a look into how ETFs have performed.
Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive Software and Hasbro have been highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.
Yahoo Finance tech editor Dan Howley joins the Live Show to discuss the U.K.'s conflict with Microsoft's Activision Deal and Microsoft's future growth plans.
PulteGroup and Vornado Realty are part of the Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day article.
Two entertainment leaders are Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) and video game maker Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI). Disney's stock is down 54% from its all-time high. In fact, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway acquired a small stake in the company in the fourth quarter of 2021, before Microsoft offered to buy the whole company for $68.7 billion early last year.
Microsoft (MSFT) gets EU antitrust regulators' approval for a $69-billion takeover of Activision.
Microsoft got some good news from EU regulators regarding its deal for Activision Blizzard
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The Yahoo Finance Live team recaps the biggest stories to watch, including consumer debt, EU approval of Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, and the testimonies of SVB and Signature Bank executives.
Yahoo Finance's Allie Canal discusses movers and stocks to watch, including C3.ai, SoFi, and Activision Blizzard after EU regulators approve Microsoft's deal.
After a couple of recent setbacks, the pending acquisition scored a high-profile win today. Now what?
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The Yahoo Finance Live team discusses the approval of the Microsoft-Activision deal by E.U. regulators months after the U.K. watchdog blocked the deal, and what to expect from the United State's decision.
The EU approval complicates the path forward for the tie-up weeks after regulators in the US rejected the same plan.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 11, 2023--Activision Blizzard today released its third Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report for 2022. The 2022 Report represents the company’s continued commitment to operate transparently, responsibly, and ethically. It details how Activision Blizzard is championing its people, advancing more diverse and inclusive communities, and protecting the planet. You can access the full report on the company’s website and a summary of the report below.
(Bloomberg) -- Activision Blizzard Inc., one of several video-game companies accused of gender discrimination in recent years, said it has made progress in hiring more female employees. Rival Riot Games Inc. has also reported gains.Most Read from BloombergA 32-Year-Old Nears Billionaire Status by Using AI to Broker Japan MergersDebt Deadlock Spurs Late-Day Slide in US Stocks: Markets WrapGoogle Billionaire Sergey Brin Gifts $600 Million in Surging SharesBiden, McCarthy Voice Cautious Optimism on
Yahoo Finance tech editor Dan Howley reports from the Google I/O 2023 Conference to discuss EU regulators ruling on the Microsoft-Activision deal next week.