Microsoft Discord deal dead, as Sony buys minority stake in the company

Following Discord’s negotiations with Microsoft, Sony has swooped in with an investment in the gaming-focused chat service effectively shutting the door on any full acquisition by the Xbox manufacturer.

Sony acquires minor stake in DiscordSony acquires minor stake in Discord

Discord is a chat service for gamers with voice, text, and video capabilities built-in. The service is widely popular amongst younger audiences and would be ripe for acquisition — if it were for sale.

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