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Metaverse Enthusiasts Fuel Virtual Real Estate Boom in China – TheGamer.com

In the wake of a sagging real estate market in China, one form of real-estate speculation is booming, virtual houses. Young, tech-savvy buyers are snapping up digital houses in the form of NFTs for enjoyment or investment in new virtual worlds.


Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard – Venturebeat.com

Xbox gaming powerhouse Microsoft has announced that it is buying Call of Duty and Overwatch publisher Activision Blizzard for an incredible $70 Billion. Microsoft expects the deal to close in the financial year 2023, at which time all Blizzard business units will begin reporting to Microsoft’s Gaming CEO, Phil Spencer.


Bobby Kotick interview: Why Activision Blizzard did the deal with Microsoft – Venturebeat.com

Activision Blizzard CEO, Bobby Kotick, sits down with VentureBeat to discuss the upcoming purchase of ABK by Microsoft, the reason behind such an industry-shaking move, and his hopes for the future of the company’s IP under the Microsoft umbrella.


Interpret: 56% of Xbox, PlayStation, PC users are interested in earning NFTs

A new survey from market intelligence firm Interpret reveals that a little over half of console and PC gamers are showing some interest in earning NFTs through gameplay, though there doesn’t seem to be a lot of interest in collecting them like trading cards just yet. While the idea of NFTs in games has been controversial, the survey does show a significant interest in the technology which could grow as it matures.