Satya Nadella: Running a business like a Sachin Tendukar on the pitch

Satya Nadella’s fondness for cricket is well known. He has shared his views on how playing cricket in his school and college years groomed him to be a good team player and a manager. He considers a bat signed by Sachin Tendulkar as his favourite personal procession. However, his cricketing indulgences don’t just end there! …

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BlizzCon 2023 Opening Ceremony recap

BlizzCon 2023 opened its doors today, and set the stage for the publisher’s road ahead. From an acquisition to new heroes and expansions, there’s a quite a few things to recap from the BlizzCon 2023 Opening Ceremony. This year’s ceremony certainly had a big ring of roping old fans back into the fold. But the …

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Invincible mount from World of Warcraft is now in Diablo 4 (for $25)

Don’t worry gamers, you can stop killing The Lich King on ten alts every week for your chance at the Invincible mount. The popular but rare World of Warcraft mount from the Wrath of the Lich King expansion is now available in Diablo 4. And don’t worry…if you are fearing the grind, it’s not necessary …

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Xbox Game Pass Will Not Include Activision Games Like Call of Duty Until 2024, Phil Spencer Explains Why

Call of Duty and other Activision Blizzard games won’t appear on Xbox Game Pass until next year. On the Official Xbox Podcast, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer claimed that players wouldn’t be seeing a big drop of those titles immediately, due to the lengthy regulatory challenges the company faced in its buyout attempt. Since it …

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Microsoft Deal to Acquire Activision Blizzard Faces Additional Scrutiny From UK Regulator: Report

Microsoft could face a roadblock in its attempt to take over game maker Activision Blizzard due to a UK regulator, according to a new report. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has reportedly expressed concerns that the the Redmond company’s $69 billion (roughly Rs. 5,49,900 crore) deal to acquire the firm could negatively affect …

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Call of Duty Joining Xbox Game Pass, Will Honour Same-Day Launch on PlayStation

Call of Duty will join Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has confirmed. A Microsoft blog post details that Activision Blizzard’s library of games will be available on the Xbox game subscription service, once the acquisition deal goes through. The lineup will also include other quality titles such as Overwatch and Diablo. That …

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Microsoft-Activision Blizzard $69 Billion Deal Closes as UK CMA Gives Approval

Xbox maker Microsoft closed its $69 billion (nearly Rs. 5,75,620 crore) deal for Activision Blizzard on Friday, swelling its heft in the video-gaming market with best-selling titles including Call of Duty to better compete with industry leader Sony. Originally unveiled in January 2022, the biggest deal in the gaming industry cleared its final big hurdle — an approval from Britain — earlier in …

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Microsoft-Activision Blizzard $69 Billion Deal Closes as UK CMA Gives Approval

Xbox maker Microsoft closed its $69 billion (nearly Rs. 5,75,620 crore) deal for Activision Blizzard on Friday, swelling its heft in the video-gaming market with best-selling titles including Call of Duty to better compete with industry leader Sony. Originally unveiled in January 2022, the biggest deal in the gaming industry cleared its final big hurdle — an approval from Britain — earlier in …

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