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Destiny developer Bungie is ditching Activision after 8 years

The Next Web Friday, 11 January 2019 ()
Destiny developer Bungie is ditching Activision after 8 yearsBellevue, Washington-based game studio Bungie – which created the massively popular Halo and Destiny franchises – is parting ways with its publisher, Activision, after eight years together. It’s keeping the rights to Destiny, though. The company, which has been around since 1991, noted in a blog post that it’s now “ready to publish on our own, while Activision will increase their focus on owned IP projects.” While its official statements make it sound like an amicable break-up, Kotaku reported that the two firms have been going through a rough patch for a while now, owing to Destiny 2: Forsaken failing…

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