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Gaming => Game News Discussion => Topic started by: ethomaz on Jan 10, 2019, 09:59 PM

Title: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: ethomaz on Jan 10, 2019, 09:59 PM
It was announce few minutes ago.

Destiny is Bungie's IP and their will self publish now.

Seems good news for Destiny because even before the first game Activision and Bungie were fighting because Bungie wanted to focus on hardcore while Activision wanted that casuals.

Destiny should be hardcore.
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: Legend on Jan 10, 2019, 10:02 PM
Wut!? That seems out of the blue and is pretty big news.

Will surely make fans happy but hopefully they don't have any issues keeping the studio funded.

Our Destiny > News | Bungie.net (https://www.bungie.net/en/News/Article/47569)
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: ethomaz on Jan 10, 2019, 10:08 PM
I won't out of blue because there are rumors since November.

Some even though Bungie was being brought by MS.
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: the-pi-guy on Jan 10, 2019, 10:14 PM
Some even though Bungie was being brought by MS.
Now wouldn't that be quite the plot twist.
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: Xevross on Jan 10, 2019, 10:28 PM
dang this is big news, hopefully Destiny improves now.
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: BananaKing on Jan 11, 2019, 02:50 AM
dang, that's crazy. I always thought that bungie was gonna self publish and that that was their goal, but after destiny. I always thought that destiny was their way of making enough money to be able to do that. It seems Activision's wasn't pleased with destiny 2 sales.

Now wouldn't that be quite the plot twist.
A plot twist would be bungie signing up with EA and releasing Destiny
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: ethomaz on Jan 14, 2019, 11:59 AM
Seems like Activision is being investigated.
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: Legend on Jan 14, 2019, 05:13 PM
Seems like Activision is being investigated.
Over what?
Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: the-pi-guy on Jan 14, 2019, 05:51 PM
Activision Currently Under Investigation for Fraud | ResetEra (https://www.resetera.com/threads/activision-currently-under-investigation-for-fraud.93067/)

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EvilChameleon said: (http://vizioneck.com/goto/post?id=16804311)    Was this posted? Activision is being investigated for fraud.

https://comicbook.com/gaming/2019/01/12/activision-under-investigation-for-fraud-bungie-slit/  Click to expand...  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-rel...activision-blizzard-inc---atvi-300777066.html (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/shareholder-alert-pomerantz-law-firm-investigates-claims-on-behalf-of-investors-of-activision-blizzard-inc---atvi-300777066.html)
https://www.marketwatch.com/press-r...-of-activision-blizzard-inc---atvi-2019-01-11 (https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/shareholder-alert-pomerantz-law-firm-investigates-claims-on-behalf-of-investors-of-activision-blizzard-inc---atvi-2019-01-11)
   Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ("Activision" or the "Company") Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at (email protected) or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
 The investigation concerns whether Activision and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.  Click to expand...      On January 11, 2019, the Company disclosed that it would be separating from its design and development partner Bungie, Inc. ("Bungie") and that Bungie will assume full publishing rights and responsibilities for the Destiny franchise. Bungie had developed the Destiny franchise with Activision as publisher. In the first five days of the Destiny franchise's release, it sold $325M at retail. Following this announcement, Activision's stock price fell sharply during intraday trading on January 11, 2019.  Click to expand...    
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Title: Re: Bungie break up with Activision and holds Destiny
Post by: ethomaz on Jan 14, 2019, 10:43 PM
Over what?
I was too busy sorry... I saw in the bus reading news before it was created on Era... I just read the headline so I posted here.

1/2 tau saved me.