Discord has allegedly put paper on an exclusive acquisition discussion and is in a serious conversation about selling itself to another company.
According to a report from VentureBeat, several unnamed parties have shown interest in buying the huge provider of chat platforms, but a potential buyer in question has signed an agreement with Discord to move the negotiations to an immediate final phase.
Discord officially rejected the publication’s request for comment on the grounds that it would not talk about rumors or speculation.
Any potential sale comes amid an already explosive several months for the video game industry thanks to other major ticketing events such as the now-concluded $ 7.5 billion sale of ZeniMax Media to Microsoft or Robloxits large direct listing. Even Discord itself has caught some of this attention before these rumors, and the company has raised another $ 1
In the full VentureBeat report found here, the publication notes that the ball is largely in Discord’s court, as the company has previously rejected sales opportunities due to disagreements between how management and potential buyers envisioned the next steps.