Overwatch 2 is coming to Ubisoft+ following Microsoft acquisition
The games will arrive upon the completion of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Games such as Overwatch 2, Call of Duty, and more are expected to enter Ubisoft+ upon the completion of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. According to Ubisoft, this agreement would give cloud streaming rights to those games.
Overwatch 2 is coming to Ubisoft+
Ubisoft+ Multi Access is a premium subscription service. If the deal successfully closes, then it will let users play Activision Blizzard titles across multiple platforms.
"The agreement includes the complete slate of current Activision Blizzard games, as well as all their new titles launching in the 15 years after the closing of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard," the statement read. "The games will land on Ubisoft+, while also allowing Ubisoft to license them to cloud gaming companies, service providers, and console makers."
Ubisoft added that it will reveal more details in the future about the addition of Activision Blizzard games to Ubisoft+ and other cloud gaming platforms.
Call of Duty and more arriving to Ubisoft+
According to Chris Early, Ubisoft's senior vice president of strategic partnerships and business development, cloud gaming enables diverse content to be played on various devices. This expands accessibility and reduces hardware barriers for players. He added that Ubisoft aims to deliver amazing experiences regardless of their chosen platform.
“Over the past 15 years, we’ve built and honed our online services and distribution ecosystem into one of the most complete in the industry," Early continued. "Today’s deal gives players even more opportunities to access and enjoy some of the biggest brands in gaming."
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