Microsoft agrees to yet another 10-year Cloud gaming deal for Xbox and Activision

What you need to know

  • Microsoft is currently working to acquire Activision Blizzard in the biggest gaming deal ever. 
  • Regulators around the world have raised some concerns regarding nascent competition, such as Cloud Gaming, as well as worries for how the deal will affect market leader PlayStation. 
  • Microsoft has signed a 10-year deal with Ubitus, a Cloud gaming company headquartered in Japan, to allow Ubitus users to stream Xbox PC titles, as well as Activision Blizzard games once Microsoft’s deal closes. 

Microsoft isn’t done signing deals to help get its acquisition of Activision Blizzard finalized. 

Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer shared on Wednesday that Microsoft has signed a 10-year deal with Cloud gaming company Ubitus for PC games developed by Xbox. Founded in 2013, Ubitus currently provides Cloud gaming support for numerous companies, including most notably powering the Cloud versions of several Resident Evil titles for the Nintendo Switch. 

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