Activision shares down after split with Bungie

Recently it was announced that Bungie and Activision would be parting ways. Prior to that, Bungie was the developer behind the Destiny franchise while Activision acted as its publisher. The split also saw Bungie retain the rights to Destiny, meaning that they’ll be able to keep developing it and publish it themselves if they so choose.However one has to wonder that with this split, could it potentially have thrown a monkey wrench into the company’s plans for Destiny 3? Apparently not, at least according to research firm Cowen & Company who claims that Destiny 3 is still on track for a release in 2020. Given that Destiny games are released every three years, it seems like it is a pretty safe prediction to make.The report also claims that the deal with Activision saw the publisher request a game every two years, but it was later changed to every three years which might have led to a “growing divergence” between the companies, which could possibly explain the split. We had heard back in 2018 that Destiny 3

Activision shares down after split with Bungie

Shares in video game publisher Activision fell more than 11 percent in morning trading Friday, a day after an announcement that its eight-year partnership with game developer Bungie was ending.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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Mon 14 Jan 19 from HotHardware

After Bungie and ‘Destiny,’ Please Free Blizzard From Activision

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Fri 11 Jan 19 from Geek.com

Bungie Announces Divorce From Activision Blizzard, Keeps Destiny Franchise

We don't know if it was bound to happen, but it did—publisher Activision Blizzard and developer Bungie have split up. Perhaps it was...destiny? Or more precisely, the Destiny franchise, which ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from HotHardware

Bungie and Activision Call It Quits, Bungie Keeps Destiny

Destiny 2 is under unilateral Bungie control now as Activision gives up its publishing rights. The post Bungie and Activision Call It Quits, Bungie Keeps Destiny appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Extremetech

Destiny 2 Will Still Continue To Be Support By Blizzard’s Battle.net

When Destiny 2 was announced, it was also revealed that the game would be available via the Battle.net Launcher, which is Blizzard’s launcher for their own games like World of Warcraft, StarCraft, ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Ubergizmo

Destiny 3 Could Still Be Coming In 2020 Despite Split With Activision

Recently it was announced that Bungie and Activision would be parting ways. Prior to that, Bungie was the developer behind the Destiny franchise while Activision acted as its publisher. The ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Ubergizmo

Bungie has parted ways with publisher Activision, taking the Destiny franchise with it

Destiny is arguably one of the most popular video game franchises out there. It has millions of players, several expansions (some better than others), but controversy has always followed it ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Techspot

Bungie takes back its Destiny and departs from Activision

Bungie, creator of the popular Halo and Destiny franchises, is splitting from publisher Activision and will go its own way, the company announced today. It's almost certainly good news for gamers ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

'Halo' and 'Destiny' creator Bungie splits from Activision, will keep rights to 'Destiny'

In a surprise announcement Thursday, the two video game giants announced that they are going their separate ways.        

Thu 10 Jan 19 from USA today

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