Microsoft Might Buy Warner Bros Gaming Division

Yolanda Curtis
July 8, 2020

Very last thirty day period, media experiences reported AT&T was looking to unload WB Video games for a potential value of all-around $4 billion, although perhaps retaining some licensing rights that would go on to deliver revenue put up-sale. Interactive Entertainment, the games division of Warner Bros., according to The Information, which cited people familiar with the matter. Would you like to see Microsoft acquire WB Games? This includes Rocksteady, who developed the Batman Arkham series and NetherRealm Studios who make the Mortal Kombat series. Though it's unlikley plans for any games now in development would be affected by the sale, it still lleaves a lot of questions up in the air.

Graphic resource: Warner Bros. From these studios have emerged some of the classic gaming properties such as Mortal Kombat, Batman, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and many more. Interactive Entertainment would certainly benefit the company and its brand. It seems likely that at least something out of the considerable lineup would be an exclusive to the Xbox Series X, for instance. In spite of that unit's name, it develops titles not only for the titular gaming console, but other platforms as perfectly.

Although, it still would be one heck of an acquisition, especially for Microsoft. Parent company AT&T hasn't yet decided if they will move forward with the sale, but so far the list of interested companies consist of Microsoft, EA, Activision, and Take-Two. If Microsoft does end up buying Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, which is now in consideration to be sold off by current owners AT&T as a means of easing their massive $154 billion debt. Whether the company acquiring Warner Bros.

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