In case you have missed the news earlier, Microsoft announced its decision to buyout the well-know gaming company Activision Blizzard. The deal costs close to $70 billion.
Of course, this is kind of a sudden dramatic announcement, especially when considering Microsoft is choosing to purchase a company that has fallen to controversy over the recent months. Activision Blizzard and CEO Bobby Kotick, have been put through the wringer in the headlines with various scandals.
Bobby Kotick will remain as Activision Blizzard’s CEO, but there are reports for plans for him to leave. According to Microsoft Gaming head Phil Spencer, Bobby Kotick will be reporting to him. “Bobby Kotick will continue to serve as CEO of Activision Blizzard, and he and his team will maintain their focus on driving efforts to further strengthen the company’s culture and accelerate business growth,” Microsoft said in its announcement.
Naturally, everyone has something to say about the deal, and there are memes-a-plenty that are already circulating social media. You can check out some of them below: