Every game and studio Microsoft now owns after acquiring Activision Blizzard

Last Updated January 20th, 2022

This week Microsoft announced its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, one of the gaming industry’s biggest game publishers and developers. For the close to $70 billion purchase price, Microsoft will now own more than 30 games, including nine development studios, that were housed under the Activision Blizzard umbrella.

While Activision Blizzard is currently known for their yearly juggernaut Call of Duty franchise and cult fandom games like Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and Diablo, there are plenty more games being added to the Microsoft Game Studios conglomerate.

Check out the list of games as well as the development studios being added to the roster below.

  • Blur
  • Caesar
  • Call of Duty
  • Candy Crush
  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Diablo
  • DJ Hero
  • Empire Earth
  • Gabriel Knight
  • Geometry Wars
  • Guitar Hero
  • Gun
  • Hearthstone
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • Hexen
  • Interstate ’76
  • King’s Quest
  • Laura Bow Mysteries
  • The Lost Vikings
  • Overwatch
  • Phantasmagoria
  • Pitfall
  • Police Quest
  • Prototype
  • Quest for Glory
  • Singularity
  • Skylanders
  • Solider of Fortune
  • Space Quest
  • Spyro the Dragon
  • StarCraft
  • Tenchu (legacy games)
  • TimeShift
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater
  • True Crime
  • World of Warcraft
  • Zork

Development Studios

  • Treyarch
  • Raven
  • High Moon
  • Infinity Ward
  • Toys for Bob
  • Beenox
  • Sledgehammer Games
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • King

According to the head of gaming at Xbox, Phil Spencer, expect to see a lot of these on Xbox Games Pass when the deal closes.

“Upon close, we will offer as many Activision Blizzard games as we can within Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, both new titles and games from Activision Blizzard’s incredible catalog,” he said in a statement. “We also announced today that Game Pass now has more than 25 million subscribers. As always, we look forward to continuing to add more value and more great games to Game Pass.

The fantastic franchises across Activision Blizzard will also accelerate our plans for Cloud Gaming, allowing more people in more places around the world to participate in the Xbox community using phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices you already own. Activision Blizzard games are enjoyed on a variety of platforms and we plan to continue to support those communities moving forward.”

There’s no official word what game will be exclusive to Xbox or if they’ll continue to multiplatform games.