Activision Welcomes King Into Its Court


The deal isn’t done, but Activision Blizzard already was calling itself a “crowned leader” earlier this week, as it anticipated acquiring Candy Crush publisher King Digital Interactive. Both companies’ boards of directors are on board with the acquisition, and the two sides have signed a “definitive agreement” that entails Activision Blizzard picking up King’s outstanding shares. Those outstanding shares, going for $18 per, total $5.9 billion, and that’s what Activision will pay to bring King into its court.

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Activision to buy 'Candy Crush' developer King Digital for $5.9B

Article Image Gaming giant Activision Blizzard late Monday announced an agreement to purchase all outstanding shares of Candy Crush Saga developer King Digital Entertainment in a deal worth $5.9 billion.

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Blizzard hands out bans to more than 100,000 ‘World of Warcraft’ players

Blizzard Entertainment has banned more than 100,000 players from its hugely popular “World of Warcraft” game for cheating.

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