Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg
Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg
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Why Microsoft wants to buy video game chat app Discord – a ‘place to talk’ amid pandemic with thriving user communities

  • Discord was founded in 2015 as a platform for people to have broader conversations about their lives and interests while playing video games together
  • For users it’s a place to hang out with friends and join discussions in community forums, while gaming companies connect with fans via the app

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Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg
Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video game chat app, for US$10 billion. Photo: Bloomberg
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