George Soros Buys $45 Million Worth of Shares in Activision Blizzard


Scandal-plagued Hungarian hedge fund billionaire George Soros invested some $45 million into game company Activision Blizzard, which is also scandal-plagued despite being the biggest game publisher in the United States.

Activision Blizzard has a market cap of $48 billion, which according to Reclaim The Net makes makes it the most powerful games company in either the U.S. or Europe.

Soros is infamous for supporting far-left causes and running campaigns to move the Overton window to the left, making his decision to invest heavily in the biggest company in the fastest-growing, most influential industry in the world all the more interesting.

Via Reclaim The Net:

George Soros is said to have clear intentions to continue investing in companies that support his socially left-leaning ideas, as could be reflected in his recent move to acquire 758,000 shares of Activision Blizzard for a sum of $45 million.

Cruz Senior Adviser Jeff Roe Spotted Hanging Out With Anti-Trump Paul Ryan At Youngkin Inauguration

Soros’ investments have proven correct more times than they’ve been proven wrong and in recent campaigns he’s called cryptocurrency a “bubble” and suggested that Facebook and Google need to brought under government control and regulated.

As well as calling for Mark Zuckerberg to resign, Soros has also funded online “fact-checkers” and teamed up with Charles Koch to stamp out “hate” online.

Activision Blizzard has weathered a successive series of political controversies over the past year, ranging from the alleged repeated censorship of players on behalf of the Chinese government to claiming a -51% tax rate and $228 million taxpayer-funded corporate rebate in 2019.

Activision has also come under fire for the overuse of microtransactions and “pay-to-win” content in the Call of Duty franchise, and desecrating the first-person shooter genre with the game Overwatch.

Submit a Correction →


National File is committed to ensuring your voice can and will be heard. To keep your speech free, we are switching our commenting platform to Insticator. Don’t worry! All you have to do is create a commenting account with Insticator. We will be transferring previous comments to our new site, and then you will be able to link your past comments to your new Insticator account. If you have any feedback or questions about your Insticator commenting account, please email them at: [email protected]