microsoft would be in an advanced and exclusive negotiation phase to acquire discord, the messaging platform that offers the possibility to make voice, text and video chats. On the table there would be an offer of more than 10 billion dollars and the agreement, except unforeseen, according to what reported by wall street journal, could already be finalized by next month. As usual, it will then be necessary to obtain approval of the regulatory bodies before considering it official.

The acquisition could allow microsoft to reach more users and further enhance the xbox community. Over the last year its assessment doubled, reaching approximately 7 billion dollars after a new round of funding including investors such as benchmark, index ventures, spark capital, greylock and tencent. To today, the intentions of discord would be two: to sell or to share in the stock exchange.

And on the second hypothesis, the company assumed in recent months tomasz marcinkowski, a former pinterest manager.