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Activision-Blizzard pulling all of its games from NVIDIA GeForce Now (update)

Call of Duty Modern Warfare
Call of Duty Modern Warfare (Image credit: Activision)

What you need to know

  • NVIDIA GeForce Now is a streaming service that allows players to stream their own PC games.
  • Activision Blizzard is pulling all of its games from the service.
  • There's no other information at this time.

Updated February 14, 2020: It seems like the games were removed due to a misunderstanding because NVIDIA didn't sign a contract with Activision-Blizzard. Hopefully, the games will return soon once that's worked out.

If you're enjoying streaming your PC games through NVIDIA GeForce Now, there's some disappointing news. You'll no longer be able to play any Activision Blizzard games through the service, including titles like Overwatch and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

NVIDIA explained (opens in new tab) that Activision Blizzard was pulling all of its games from GeForce Now. Per NVIDIA's statement, the games are being pulled at Activision Blizzard's request however, no further information was given.

NVIDIA notes that "While unfortunate, we hope to work together with Activision Blizzard to reenable these games and more in the future." We'll be sure to provide an update if we get any additional information or if this situation changes.

NVIDIA GeForce Now is a streaming service that allows users to stream their own PC games that they buy. It recently exited beta testing and is now available in both in a limited time free mode and for $5 a month.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.

6 Comments
  • Maybe they're about to launch their own streaming service. It'd be the digital distribution store race all over again, with every publisher trying to build their own walled gardens.
  • They just signed a contract with Google. I have a feeling this has something to do with that.
  • Yep, I'd bet my left ear that's exactly the case, seeing as they have streaming and cloud exclusivity with Google, I'm guessing part of that deal was no releases on rival streaming services. Whether this means AB games are coming to Stadia or not though, remains to be seen.
  • One more reason for me to hate them. Good that the lines are all so clearly drawn.
  • Activision Blizzard, hell bent on making friends.
  • That's the Activision we all know! In record time, too.