Microsoft hired Sam Altman, Co-Founder and the former CEO of Open AI, who was dismissed as the company's CEO after three days of heated meetings with the board, and the Co-Founder Greg Brockman, who left the company in protest of Altman's dismissal.
Xbox revealed significant changes to its leadership structure, including promotions and a notable departure. Sarah Bond, Matt Booty, Takeshi Numoto, and Yusuf Mehdi have been promoted to new roles within the company.
Microsoft has officially acquired video game giant Activision Blizzard for a record-breaking $68.7 billion, marking the largest company buyout in the history of the video games industry.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has approved Microsoft's proposed $69 billion acquisition of gaming giant Activision Blizzard. This move eliminates the final major hurdle for the deal to reach completion.
Ofcom triggers an antitrust inquiry, led by CMA, into Amazon and Microsoft's cloud market control. The investigation targets fees, technical barriers, and deep discounts, addressing concerns from UK businesses.
Capcom chief operating officer Haruhiro Tsujimoto stated that Capcom wouldn't be interested in being acquired by Microsoft or any other company in an interview with Bloomberg. Tsujimoto explained that the company is interested in neither being bought nor buying any other company; instead, its strategy revolves around organic growth.