Messaging platform is known for interaction to coordinate activities in groups, such as games games. In December, the company was valued at $ 7 billion.
Microsoft is negotiating the purchase of the Discord messaging platform for more than $ 10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
Discord is talking to potential buyers and Microsoft is one of them, according to the report. A source cited by Bloomberg said the company is more likely to go public than to seek a buyer.
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Microsoft did not comment on the matter, and representatives of Discord did not speak out.
What is Discord?
Discord, which in December was valued at about $ 7 billion, is a platform on which users coordinate group activities such as video game matches, discussions and even online parties.
Microsoft has sought to strengthen its offerings in the video game market after the acquisition of ZeniMax, which owns the Bethesda studio, for $ 7.5 billion last year. The deal marked the company’s biggest acquisition in the video game market.