Microsoft Announces '10-Year Commitment' To Bring 'Call Of Duty' To Nintendo Consoles

Microsoft Announces '10-Year Commitment' To Bring 'Call Of Duty' To Nintendo Consoles

Microsoft Corporation MSFT has announced a 10-year deal to bring 'Call of Duty' to Nintendo NTDOY consoles following the acquisition of Activision Blizzard ATVI.

What Happened: On Wednesday, Xbox chief Phil Spencer took to Twitter to share the news about Microsoft's new deal.  

In a subsequent tweet, Spencer said that "Microsoft has committed to continue to offer Call of Duty on Steam simultaneously to Xbox after we have closed the merger with Activision Blizzard King."

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Why It's Important: Microsoft is yet to strike a deal with Sony Group SONY — its primary competitor in the console space — reported CNET. 

Brad Smith, vice chair and president at Microsoft, stated that the company is willing to strike a similar 10-year deal for PlayStation

In October, it was reported that Microsoft intends to build an Xbox mobile store to directly offer games on mobile devices. 

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