The graphics chip maker, Nvidia, and mobile processor company, Arm, have decided to walk away from plans for a merger after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and EU regulators announced opposition to the acquisition. Arm’s parent company Softbank has announced plans for an IPO in lieu of an acquisition.
Amazon Games has acquired Smilegate’s Lost Ark for expanded release in North America and Europe. Originally released in South Korea, this RPG has already reached a million-person following on Twitch.
The newest version of Grand Theft Auto is in the works as confirmed by Rockstar. In the meanwhile, Grand Theft Auto 5 is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X and S next month.
Microsoft commits to keeping Blizzard titles such as Call of Duty, Diablo, and Overwatch cross-platform games for at least the next two years. The final decision will not be reached until Microsoft has completed its acquisition of Blizzard; expected in the next six to 18 months.