Popular online chat application Discord, Microsoft or to other big companies. Your company with Microsoft Of $ 10 billion It was reported that he was negotiating to make a sale on it.
Epic and Amazon were also negotiating for Discord
The Wall Street JournalAccording to the news of Microsofthas decided to end the purchasing negotiations with. In the negotiations that have been going on since last March, 10 billion It was valued above $. MicrosoftHe stated that he met with at least three different companies in addition to Discordamong potential buyers of Amazon and Epic Games was also located.
Discord, He explained that he gave up because he decided to remain independent of sales plans and to consider his potential publicly to improve his success. According to the WSJ More than 140 million users found in Discord Approximately in 2020 130 million dollars provided income. However, when looking at the pandemic conditions, it is seen that this figure is not sufficient.
On the other hand, Microsoft’s DiscordHis interest in has important ties to his role as a home for online communities. Because besides the content creators who develop their own chat rooms Discord, Tabletop role-playing games had become an important tool for fans of the game.
Microsoft is Xbox and SurfaceIt doesn’t have a sufficient role to be a part of most people’s daily lives. TeamsThe company, which opened for personal use, aimed to categorize Discord far outside of a corporate software. While it is stated that negotiations between the two companies are still open, it is thought that Discord will go its own way for now.