Microsoft & Sony trade shots over Activision acquisition

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Microsoft is well on its way to completing its purchase of Activision Blizzard but a few regulatory steps have become public revealing a back and forth between Sony and Microsoft.

Acth today’s roundup to get caught up on what mega-corporations that own Xbox and PlayStation are saying about Call of Duty, the future of subscription services, and what they consider anti-competitive in the game industry.

In other news; Diablo IV is leaking a lot), The pandemic gaming boom is over, Rockstar says GTA 6 will set new creative highs, and Activision stole someone’s art to make CoD skin.

This week’s 5-Second Review breaks Brian’s suspension of disbelief and the Coming Soon section is jam-packed with all sorts of games coming next week including We Are OFK, Rollerdome, Thymesia, and Madden 23.

Thanks for watching everyone and have a great weekend!

00:00 – MS & Sony trade shots over Activision acquisition

05:12 – Diablo IV is leaking (a lot)

06:14 – The pandemic gaming boom is over

07:38 -​​ Rockstar: GTA 6 will set new creative highs

08:37 – Activision pulls stolen CoD skin

09:36 – 5-Second Review

09:59 – Coming Soon

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[VGC] Sony says Xbox owning CoD could be anti-competitive

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/sony-says-it-believes-xbox-owning-call-of-duty-could-influence-users-console-choice/

[VGC] Microsoft refutes Sony’s claims about the Activision purchase being anti-competitive

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/microsoft-shoots-down-sonys-claims-that-its-activision-acquisition-is-anti-competitive/

[Kotaku] Diablo IV beta leaks big time

https://kotaku.com/diablo-iv-blizzard-leaks-beta-test-1849384904

[PostIMG] Diablo IV character creator

https://postimg.cc/gallery/8Dj7SMK

[GYFcat] Diablo IV classes

https://gfycat.com/glitteringprestigiousbackswimmer

[PostIMG] Diablo IV specs

https://postimg.cc/tsKrfskb

[CNBC] Sony, Microsoft, and Sony all report a declining second fiscal quaters

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/08/microsoft-xbox-sony-playstation-nintendo-video-game-earnings-round-up.html

[VGC] GTA 6 will set creative benchmarks for the series

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/gta-6-will-set-creative-benchmarks-for-the-series-claims-publisher/

[VGC] GTA 6 will take place in Miami

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/gta-6-will-take-place-in-miami-and-feature-a-female-protagonist-its-claimed/

[Kotaku] Call of Duty dev stole some artwork to make a skin

https://kotaku.com/call-of-duty-warzone-vanguard-terminator-dog-1849350418

[ArtStation] Original artwork by Sail Lin that was stolen

https://www.artstation.com/artwork/Vyv0A8

[Polygon] Call of Duty Warzone Season 4 stolen skin explained

https://www.polygon.com/23284070/call-of-duty-warzone-season-4-loyal-samoyed-skin-raven-plagiarism

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