Activision boss Bobby Kotick briefed on Switch 2 last December

Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick was briefed by Nintendo on Switch 2 in December last year. Emails between Activision executives - made public as part of the FTC's court case with Microsoft and published today by The Verge, albeit with many redactions - show that the company's controversial boss Bobby Kotick spoke with Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa about Switch 2 at the end of 2022. Activision exec Chris Schnakenberg noted that the console was expected to be weigh in with a "closer alignment to Gen 8 platforms in terms of performance", referring to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One generation of consoles. Read more

Sep 19, 2023 - 01:00
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Activision boss Bobby Kotick briefed on Switch 2 last December

Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick was briefed by Nintendo on Switch 2 in December last year.

Emails between Activision executives - made public as part of the FTC's court case with Microsoft and published today by The Verge, albeit with many redactions - show that the company's controversial boss Bobby Kotick spoke with Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa about Switch 2 at the end of 2022.

Activision exec Chris Schnakenberg noted that the console was expected to be weigh in with a "closer alignment to Gen 8 platforms in terms of performance", referring to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One generation of consoles.

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