is in talks to sell off Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in that deal that could value the gaming business at as much as $4 billion, according to a report Friday. CNBC reported that Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.
Electronic Arts Inc.
and Activision Blizzard Inc.
are all interested in the gaming division, according to unidentified sources close to the matter. Warner Bros. Interactive carries such titles as “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” “Mortal Kombat 11,” “Game Of Thrones Conquest,” as well as the Lego and Hitman franchises. CNBC said it was unable to obtain comment from the involved parties. AT&T shares closed up 1.1% at $30.50, while Take-Two shares declined 0.7% to $134.00, Electronic Arts shares fell 0.4% to $121.97, and Activision shares rose 0.6% to close at $71.68.