For some time now, the industry has been talking about the current situation in which Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment is concerned. There have been many rumors and leaks about its financial situation, and what the general market conditions will be. The big names, then, did not delay their arrival, leading many fans and professionals to speculate and reflect on what will happen.
According to the report recently published by the website The Information, it would seem that Take-Two Interactive, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts have focused their eyes on Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, carefully studying the situation, for a possible subsequent acquisition.
The Information, however, has not limited itself to supposing what has been said, also introducing the possibility to purchase Warner Bros. AT&T is about to weigh the general financial situation, with the ultimate goal of paying a debt of 154 billion dollars. Precisely in relation to all this, the LionTree investment bank would come into play, as a means of help for all those interested in the deal.
For now there is still no written agreement with respect to what is reported. But, the fact remains that the acquisition of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment could prove to be a very clever market maneuver, precisely because of all the licenses related to Warner itself – Mortal Kombat, Harry Potter, LEGO, Game of Thrones and Batman for to name a few – which could easily become a matter of negotiation and long-time gain through royalties.
Unfortunately, the situation is still shrouded in mystery, given that AT&T’s real intentions have not yet been confirmed, and with them not even all the rumors surrounding the aforementioned high-sounding names.
We just have to wait for some official details in the coming days to get all the information about the acquisition.