WSJ: Microsoft is now in ‘exclusive’ talks to acquire Discord
How serious are the rumors that Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord for more than 10 billion dollars? After the first reports last week VentureBeat and Bloomberg, tonight on the Wall Street newspaper reports that talks between the two are now “advanced” and “exclusive” and could lead to a deal next month.
This still assumes that the talks don’t completely collapse, as some of the sources last week indicated that Discord may still choose to go public independently. Another Bloomberg According to a report, Microsoft wants to acquire the app as a “chat room” for many communities that use it, not just for gamers or for Xbox Live.