Microsoft’s deal for the…

Microsoft’s deal for the video-game giant comes as the developer is mired in scandal….

Some Activision Blizzard employees are still not happy with the company
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Microsoft said Monday it has a deal to take over video-game giant Activision Blizzard Monday, in an all-cash deal valued at $68.7 billion. 

Microsoft is already a behemoth in the video-game industry through its Xbox hardware and longtime interest in buying up video-game development studios. With Activision Blizzard, it is taking on one of the industry’s biggest developers while it is mired in scandal, facing accusations of discriminating against its female workforce and fomenting a “frat boy” workplace culture. 

This is a developing story, check back for updates. 

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