Microsoft’s decision to buy Activision Blizzard has raised questions regarding what kind of support Sony PlayStation customers can expect in the future. Microsoft’s treatment of Bethesda after it bought that studio doesn’t suggest great outcomes for current PlayStation 5 owners.
What does Microsoft want from Sony and what is Sony willing to offer in the future?
Some of these have long been associated with Microsoft, but many have been cross-platform. Microsoft’s purchase of Activision Blizzard will meaningfully change which franchises are available on future platforms.
Sony appears to have signed some long-term marketing agreements with Activision a few years back.