It is not a novelty that controversy is generated with the Call of Duty franchise with the purchase process of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft since one of the biggest fears for Sony is not running out of that franchise for its console.
This issue has been contradictory since Phil Spencer had previously commented that Activision games would continue on PlayStation. Now, everything seems to be the case; they will continue in the competition, but for a limited time of 10 years, according to reports.
A new report from The New York Times says that Microsoft has offered Sony a deal guaranteeing ten years of Call of Duty on PlayStation platforms. Sony hasn't commented on the deal, but apparently, they shot it down, saying Microsoft has a history of "dominating" industries and that this would make choices for gamers "disappear."
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“I am totally open to making a contractual commitment with Sony for many years, which guarantees that we will continue to release Call of Duty on PlayStation; there is no problem at all. It's not about coming out with a surprise on PlayStation 7, but there's no contract you can write that says 'forever.' This is the idea, to make a long-term commitment that Sony is comfortable with, that the regulators are comfortable with, I have no problem with that at all," Phil Spencer said.
In the next few days or hours, we'll see if information comes out explaining why Sony rejected this deal. We will stay tuned and inform you about the evolution of this case.
And you, what do you think of this situation? Do you think there will be a deal that Sony is happy with? Tell us in the comments.
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