The game, expected to launch on Xbox and PlayStation consoles later this year, is the first major release from Bungie since the Halo franchise.
The company can now buy back Vivendi's shares without holding a shareholder vote on the matter.
Vivendi's $8.2 billion sale was all set to go before a shareholder filed suit requesting a vote on the matter.
Game giant Activision Blizzard is taking back the firm's controlling stake in deals worth more than $8 billion.
The outspoken chief executive didn't mention competitors by name, but appears to believe that Activision is one of few companies delivering high-quality games.
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick takes some jabs at EA in a recent interview. At end of the day, he said, "great people" just don't want to work at EA.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says his company has witnessed "slower-than-expected adoption" of Nintendo's new game console.
The games company's head has put the boot into Nintendo, declaring its latest console a bit of a let down.
CEO Bobby Kotick is throwing his company's support behind the games industry in its fight to make sure minors have the right to buy violent titles.
Electronic Arts Games head Frank Gibeau sat down for a recent interview and made it clear that EA has its sights set on the first-person-shooter market. And it wants to take Activision down.