Activision buys Candy Crush maker King for $5.9 billion




 
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Activision buys Candy Crush maker King for .9 billion
 
November 3rd, 2015  
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Activision buys Candy Crush maker King for .9 billion
Activision Blizzard announced today it will acquire King Digital Entertainment, the company behind mobile hits Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga, in a $5.9 billion deal. The acquisition of King will make Activision Blizzard "one of the largest global entertainment networks with over half a billion combined monthly active users in 196 countries," according to a release. The acquisition is subject to approval by King's shareholders and the Irish government, but is expected to be complete by spring 2016, Activision Blizzard said.




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