Much Micro So Soft – Episode 417

In this episode, I talked about the FTC v. Microsoft court case. Diablo IV Season 1 Start Date coming soon! BlizzCon 2023 Tickets on sale soon. Also talked about Diablo IV patch notes, Direct Storage, Secret Cow Level, a DDoS attack, Sprinting Suicidal Skeletons, and more!

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • Gizmodo posted an article titled: “Hearing Over Microsoft’s Takeover of Activision Blizzard Begins, With Bigwigs Set To Testify”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “Xbox FTC Trial Day 4: Bobby Kotick and Jim Ryan Agree on One Thing – Neither of Them Like Game Pass”
  • TweakTown posted an article titled: “Sony’s Jim Ryan: Kotick asked to negotiate Call of Duty to ‘cover himself’ if merger fails”
  • VideoGamesChronicle posted an article titled: “Activision’s Bobby Kotick says he made ‘a bad decision’ not bringing Call of Duty to Switch”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “The FTC Trial Unmasks Xbox’s Ambitions”
  • The Verge posted an ongoing post titled: “FTC v. Microsoft: all the news from the big Xbox courtroom battle”
  • PC Gamer (via Microsoft Start) posted an article titled: “Here’s where the Microsoft-Activision deal stands around the world”
  • The Verge posted an article titled: “Microsoft is hiking the price of Xbox Series X and Xbox Game Pass”
  • Maxroll posted information titled: “Diablo 4 Season 1 Start Date Coming Next Week & Blizzcon Tickets on Sale July 8th!”
  • Blizzard posted “BlizzCon 2023 Tickets On-Sale July 8 and July 22!
  • Diablo IV Forums has updates on Technical Support and more
  • Diablo IV Patch Notes has been updated
  • PC Gamer posted an article titled: “The Diablo 4 team confirms DirectStorage isn’t working in the game ‘but we are planning on enabling it in the future’
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “More Secret Cow Level Details Unveiled”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “Diablo 4 Fans Once Again Call for Offline Mode After DDoS Attack Renders Game Unplayable For Hours”
  • PC Gamer posted an article titled: “My new Necromancer gloves turn Diablo 4 into a hell governed by sprinting, suicidal skeletons”
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “Blizzard – Diablo 4 Crash Issue Being Investigated”
  • IcyVeins posted an article titled: “Treasure Goblin Kills Level 84 Hardcore Character”
  • Blizzard posted: “Watch The Upcoming Diablo Developer Update Livestream”

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