Microsoft subpoenas Sony as part of FTC Activision case

Microsoft acquired Activision Blizzard in January 2022 in a deal that has faced ongoing controversy

Xbox boss addresses “painful” layoffs: “This is a challenging moment“

10,000 Microsoft employees were let go last week, with a lot coming from the company's gaming division

343 Industries debunks rumours it will no longer develop ‘Halo’ following layoffs and resignations

“343 Industries will continue to develop 'Halo' now and in the future”

Microsoft lays off 10,000 employees after Activision acquisition plan

Employees at Bethesda, 343 and Xbox Game Studios have all been affected

‘Halo’ veteran Joseph Staten leaves ‘Infinite’ team to rejoin Xbox

Yesterday (January 18) Microsoft announced plans to lay off 10,000 employees

Phil Spencer says developers are brave for releasing games in a “culture of criticism and cancellation”

In an acceptance speech, Spencer thanked creators "who bravely and intentionally release their visions to the world"

‘Destiny 2’ players says characters are being mysteriously deleted

Some fans have taken to Reddit to report the issue

Microsoft “likely” to face EU antitrust warning over Activision deal

The European Commission is currently drawing up its “statement of objections” to the deal

Google and Nvidia reportedly have “concerns” over Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition

Nvidia reportedly stopped short of actually opposing the acquisition