Report: Discord Ends Talks With Microsoft – The Esports Observer

Report: Discord Ends Talks With Microsoft – The Esports Observer

Negotiations between Microsoft and Discord to acquire the voice and community chat platform have ended, according to several reports. In March, it was reported that Discord was in talks with Microsoft and other companies to sell the popular chat platform, but according to reports from both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal, all deals to sell are off the table.

According to Bloomberg, Discord rejected a $12B USD offer from Microsoft, according to “people familiar with the matter.” Discord will now focus its efforts on an IPO.

Discord is a popular chat destination for gamers and intimately tied to esports in a number of ways. It currently enjoys more than 100M monthly users.


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