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Activision's James Bond games pulled from Steam and the company's online store

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The James Bond franchise titles from publisher Activision have been pulled from Steam and Activision's own online download store, according to a Steam forum thread.

James Bond 007: Blood Stone from now-defunct developer Bizarre Creations, Treyarch's Quantum of Solace, and Eurocom's recent title 007 Legends have been missing from the Steam store for about two days as of the time of writing. All three games had been discounted as part of the Steam Winter Sale.

A forum user noted that the games have also been pulled from Activision's Download Store, the publisher's online hub for purchasing downloadable PC games. Clicking on an advertisement for Blood Stone at the bottom of the home page results in an error message.

In 2006, Hollywood Studio-owned publisher MGM Interactive granted Activision the rights to develop and publish games for the James Bond franchise through 2014, shortly after the license was abandoned by Electronic Arts. EA had held the license since the release of its 1999 PlayStation title Tomorrow Never Dies.

Polygon has reached out to Activision for more details on the missing games and will update this story with more information as we have it.

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