PBS NewsHour

Understanding Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Clip: 01/18/2022 | 5m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to buy Activision Blizzard — a huge leader in game development — in a deal valued at $75 billion. But the acquisition comes with significant issues. There have been numerous allegations of sexual misconduct in the Activision workplace. Geoff Bennett looks at those concerns and others behind the deal.

Aired: 01/18/22

Rating: NR

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