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Activision’s Early End to ‘Destiny’ Partnership Leads to Suit

Jan. 22, 2019, 6:37 PM

Game developer Activision Blizzard Inc. didn’t tell investors it was ending a 10-year partnership with another video game firm two years early, investors said Jan. 18.

Activision misled shareholders about its partnership with Bungie Inc., the company it teamed up with for the ‘Destiny’ series of science fiction video games, according to a would-be class suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Bungie gave Activision the exclusive right to publish and distribute its games for 10 years starting in 2010. ‘Destiny,’ ‘Destiny 2,’ and expansions for both games make up a “key” franchise for ...

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