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Virtual Legality Episode 281

Despite Reports, WB Games Is Still Very Much For Sale

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With WarnerMedia undergoing perhaps the most massive restructuring in its history, it's natural for folks to try to tease out just what "it all means".

But one thing it definitely doesn't mean? That WB Games is now off the market.

So let's dive into both problem reporting and the details of major acquisitions.

You either die a sold company or live long enough to...sit untouched during a massive restructuring... in Virtual Legality.

#WBGames #Sale #Rumors


Discussed in this episode:

"Will WB Games Really Be Sold? A Corporate Lawyer's View (VL247)"
YouTube Video - June 16, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/hxPrQgunHNo

"Pressing Pause on Microsoft/WB Games Rumors (VL259)"
YouTube Video - July 6, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/MrgotWNvLhs

"WB Games seemingly no longer for sale, a recent email to staff indicates."
Tweet - August 9, 2020 - Shinobi602 (@shinobi602)
https://twitter.com/shinobi602/status/1292505073705156608

"AT&T looks to have changed its mind about selling its gaming studios"
Eurogamer - August 9, 2020 - Vikki Blake
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-08-09-at-and-t-looks-to-have-changed-its-mind-about-selling-its-gaming-studios

"I can't emphasize enough how little that restructuring letter has to do with a potential acquisition."
Tweet - August 9, 2020 - Richard Hoeg (@hoeglaw)
https://twitter.com/HoegLaw/status/1292505410625298436

"AT&T may be keeping hold of Warner Bros. Interactive after all"
PC Gamer - August 10, 2020 - Tom Sykes
https://www.pcgamer.com/atandt-may-be-keeping-hold-of-warner-bros-interactive-after-all/

"WB Games Avoids Cuts After Parent Company Shakeup"
GameRant - August 8, 2020 - Rory Young
https://gamerant.com/wb-games-cuts-avoid-sale/

"Bob Greenblatt, Kevin Reilly Out Amid Major WarnerMedia Restructuring"
The Hollywood Reporter - August 7, 2020, Lesley Goldberg, Natalie Jarvey
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/bob-greenblatt-kevin-reilly-major-warnermedia-restructuring-1306486


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

CHECK OUT THE REST OF VIRTUAL LEGALITY HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.


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