April 17, 2024

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Xbox has reached an agreement with Crash Bandicoot and Spyro to develop a new Toys for Bob game.

Xbox has reached an agreement with Crash Bandicoot and Spyro to develop a new Toys for Bob game.

What you need to know

  • Microsoft recently acquired Activision-Blizzard-King in a massive $72 billion deal that gave the software giant control of franchises like Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy Crush Saga.
  • The acquisition included legendary studio Toys for Bob, which has worked on franchises like Skylanders, Spyro the Dragon and Crash Bandicoot, across a 30-year history.
  • Last month, Microsoft and Toys for Bob agreed to spin off the company and turn it into an independent company.
  • Microsoft retains ownership of Skylanders, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, and other Activision-related properties.
  • Our sources have confirmed that Toys for Bob has now finalized an agreement with Xbox to finance its first title.

Microsoft finally completed its massive acquisition of the Activision-Blizzard-King a few months ago, giving the company solid control over massive franchises like Call of Duty, Candy Crush Saga, and World of Warcraft.

As part of the acquisition, Microsoft also acquired a lot of other studios and franchises, including classic Activision game series like Guitar Hero, Skylanders, and many more.