Based on a latest report, Microsoft plans to maintain Name of Obligation on PlayStation for “a number of extra years” previous the advertising and marketing deal the latter at the moment has with Activision.

This comes from The Verge, which just lately acquired an announcement from head of Xbox Phil Spencer. “In January, we supplied a signed settlement to Sony to ensure Name of Obligation on PlayStation, with characteristic and content material parity, for a minimum of a number of extra years past the present Sony contract, a suggestion that goes nicely past typical gaming business agreements,” wrote Spencer within the assertion.

It had already been famous that the following three Name of Obligation video games would launch on PlayStation, which clearly contains the upcoming Name of Obligation: Trendy Warfare 2. Presuming that Activision retains up the yearly releases of the collection, which means there shall be Name of Obligation video games on PlayStation till a minimum of 2024, and now, additional past that.

Microsoft introduced its intention to amass Activision Blizzard earlier this 12 months, however is at the moment being scrutinised by numerous organisations over whether or not the acquisition may break antitrust legal guidelines. The UK’s investigation remains to be ongoing, because the Competitors and Markets Authority is anxious that the acquisition may “considerably reduce competitors” in consoles, multi-game subscription service, and cloud gaming providers.

Spencer additionally just lately confirmed that video games like Name of Obligation, Overwatch, and Diablo shall be coming to Recreation Cross, although didn’t specify when. As a part of that announcement he additionally reiterated Microsoft’s dedication to make Name of Obligation obtainable on PlayStation, evaluating it to how Minecraft nonetheless releases on quite a few platforms, despite the fact that Microsoft acquired Mojang in 2014.

Whether or not which means Name of Obligation will at all times be on PlayStation is up within the air. Spencer additionally just lately defined that the principle motivation for the acquisition was truly the cellular sport alternatives, over extra fashionable within the main-stream titles like Name of Obligation.