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Overwatch League is Officially Dead, Activision Blizzard Confirms 'Transition'

The Overwatch League is officially dead, as Activision Blizzard confirms they're moving on and "evolving competitive Overwatch".

Activision Blizzard Addresses Questions About Its Titles and Microsoft Game Pass if Deal is Approved

With the approval of Microsoft's efforts to acquire Activision Blizzard looking almost certain to close by next week, Activision Blizzard is beginning to discuss what might happen next in terms of its games and Game Pass.

Microsoft's Acquisition Of Activision Blizzard Could Be Final Next Week According To New Report

According to a new report by The Verge, Microsoft's long acquisition struggle to own Activision Blizzard should be over next week.

Activision Blizzard Confirms Layoffs on the Hearthstone Team After Former Employees Share Job Losses

Last night, talk of layoffs from Activision Blizzard affecting the Hearthstone team began to circulate, with several employees sharing the news. Among them was an engineer that had been with the company for 18 years.

Activision Blizzard Q2 2023 Finacials: Diablo 4 Sees 10 Million Players In June, Posts Blizzard's First $1B Quarter

Activision Blizzard released their Q2 2023 financials this morning, and while it's not all rosy for the company, there are some pretty big milestones for the publisher, namely surrounding the release of Diablo 4.

Blizzard Boss Shuts Down Diablo 4 On Xbox Game Pass: 'This Is Not Happening'

For those looking at the recent legal win for Microsoft in its Activision Blizzard acquisition and hoping it means we'll see Diablo 4 on Game Pass any time soon, Blizzard's President has shut that down full stop in a recent tweet.

Activision Is Shutting Down Call of Duty: Warzone Caldera Later This Year

Activision Blizzard announced its plans to shut down the original incarnation of Call of Duty: Warzone, known as Warzone Caldera, in September bringing a close to that chapter in the FPS' history.

Activision Blizzard Formally Appeals UK CMA Merger Rejection, Following Microsoft's Appeal

Activision Blizzard files a motion to intervene to appeal the UK's rejection of the company's acquisition by Microsoft.

Activision Blizzard Q1 2023 Financial Report: ABK Revenues Up While Blizzard MAUs Drop 40 Percent

Activision Blizzard released their financial disclosure for the first quarter of 2023, and they released it a day early for that matter. The results showed ABK revenues surpassing expectations, even if Blizzard's monthly active users dropped a whole 40% compared to last quarter.

Blizzard Employee Meeting With Mike Ybarra Reportedly Lowered Morale Over Remote Work, Pay

Reports on a Blizzard meeting and Q&A with Mike Ybarra say that the president's comments on lower than expected bonuses, and upcoming return to office mandate left them with lowered morale.

UK CMA Report Declares Microsoft-Activision Blizzard Deal Would 'Substantially Reduce Competition'

The UK Competitions and Markets Authority report on Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision-Blizzard finds the deal would "substantially reduce competition" and recommends prohibiting the deal or substantial divestiture to save it.

Activision Blizzard Q4 2022 Financial Report: Blizzard's MAUs Jump Nearly Double Year-Over-Year

Activision Blizzard has released their final quarterly earnings report for the fiscal year that was 2022, with Q4 2022 showing some gains in key areas. Blizzard themselves saw a jump year-over-year in Monthly Active Users, seeing an increase from 24 million in Q4 2021 to 45 Million in Q4 2022, a nearly 90% increase.

Activision Blizzard Settles for $35M To Dismiss SEC Workplace Disclosure and Whistleblower Violation Charges

A $35mil settlement reached between Activision Blizzard and the Securities and Exchange Commission will close charges of whistleblower and workplace disclosure rule violations.

UPDATED: Blizzard-Owned Proletariat Withdraws Request For Unionization Vote

Proletariat is dropping its request for a unionization vote under the National Labor Relations Board. The Activison-Blizzard owned studio initially declared the intent to unionize the full studio in December.

Microsoft To Lay Off 10K Employees Exactly One Year Since Activision Blizzard Purchase Announced

Microsoft announced today that it would be cutting up to 10,000 jobs at the tech giant across its workforce, with reports stating that the gaming divisions at both Xbox and Bethesda are affected by the layoffs. This was announced exactly one year to the day that Microsoft told the world they planned on acquiring Activision Blizzard for billions.