2022 began with major acquisitions in the gaming and esports sector. First, Microsoft acquired games producer Activision Blizzard for around $68.7 billion. And then, in its wake, Sony acquired Bungie (original creator of Halo) for $3.6 billion.
In this article for LawInSport, Daniel Kozelko joins other leading experts – Pete Lewin and Joshua Kay of Wiggin, Bobby Sharma of Foley & Lardner and Chris Paget of Sheridans – to give their views on what impart the deals could have on the gaming and esports industry (particularly with the advent of the ‘metaverse’) and whether they throw up any potential legal issues.
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