Microsoft signs 10-year deal to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo

Microsoft president Brad Smith confirmed today that it has entered into a 10-year deal to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo device owners “on the same day as Xbox with full functionality and content parity.” .

Smith revealed the deal on Twitter, saying the new deal is “just a piece. [Microsoft’s] A commitment to bringing Xbox games and Activision titles like Call of Duty to more players on more platforms. “

According to Microsoft, under the deal, Nintendo owners will be able to “experience Call of Duty in the same way that Xbox and PlayStation gamers enjoy Call of Duty.”

Microsoft previously announced a 10-year deal with Nintendo to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo consoles. December 2022Today, the agreement appears to have become a signed and binding legal contract. Call of Duty has not been available on Nintendo since Call of Duty: Ghosts for Wii U in 2013.

Microsoft’s massive US$68.7 billion acquisition deal Announced in January 2022, facing mounting resistance in both North America and Europe. US Federal Trade Commission in December made it clear they were trying to block the deal It cites concerns that it “harms competition among high-end consoles and subscription services by denying or degrading rivals’ access to popular content.”

Microsoft has reiterated that it has no plans to remove Call of Duty from PlayStation and will continue to ship Call of Duty to PlayStation. “As long as there is a PlayStation to ship to.”

Luke is a game editor in IGN’s Sydney office. You can chat with him on Twitter @MrLukeReilly. Microsoft signs 10-year deal to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo

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