Activision Buys Candy Crush Makers For $5.9 Billion

Activision Buys Candy Crush Makers For $5.9 Billion

Just two days after Halloween, Activision’s spending a whole lot of money on candy — the publisher just announced that they have bought Candy Crush developer King for $US5.9 billion.

Said Activision CEO Bobby Kotick in a press release:

The combined revenues and profits solidify our position as the largest, most profitable standalone company in interactive entertainment. With a combined global network of more than half a billion monthly active users, our potential to reach audiences around the world on the device of their choosing enables us to deliver great games to even bigger audiences than ever before.

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