“The agreement to acquire Bungie has closed. So now we can officially say… welcome to the PlayStation family, Bungie!,” the company said in a message.
While Sony has managed to acquire the developer with relatively little concern or investigations, Microsoft’s much larger and more expensive acquisition for Activision Blizzard is still pending regulatory approval.
Sony’s new acquisition was tallied at $3.6 billion, with Microsoft’s acquisition coming in at a whopping $68.7 billion. Sony also recently teased more acquisitions in the future.
Concerns with these massive mergers came about when Microsoft confirmed some future Activision Blizzard will be exclusive to PC and Xbox, just like new Bethesda games have become exclusive to their platforms (most PCs run Windows, which is also Microsoft’s platform).