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Xbox vs PlayStation: The latest developments in Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard

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The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a major update to the case. The government body has been hearing from both Microsoft and Sony on whether or not this would diminish the games industry. Sony's is 22 pages, while Microsoft's is a massive 111 pages [PDF].
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Xbox vs PlayStation: The latest developments in Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Regulators are concerned that Microsoft's takeover of Activision Blizzard, the world's biggest third-party game publisher, could create a monopoly in the video games market.

3 months ago·India
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US government to block Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition claims report

Whatever happens, this won’t be an easy purchase (pic: Activison)The FTC is allegedly considering an antitrust lawsuit to stop the Activision Blizzard acquisition, with Google apparently also against it.At $69 billion (£57 billion) Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard is the biggest in the company’s history and that of the video games industry as a whole, so it’s no surprise to find that regulators are very wary of it going ah…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. will likely challenge Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition: report

The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly concerned with Microsoft's plans for future Activision Blizzard games beyond just Call of Duty.

3 months ago
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UK Government publishes Sony and Microsoft's full arguments in Activision Blizzard acquisition case

We now have a clearer idea of what Sony told the UK Government to undermine Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision.

3 months ago
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Report: FTC may sue to block Microsoft’s proposed Activision Blizzard acquisition - SiliconANGLE

Report: FTC may sue to block Microsoft’s proposed Activision Blizzard acquisition - SiliconANGLE

3 months ago
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Xbox vs PlayStation: The latest developments in Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard

November 24, 2022 5:40 am Regulators are concerned that Microsoft's takeover of Activision Blizzard, the world's biggest third-party game publisher, could create a monopoly in the video games market. ‘ Source : indianexpress.com Read Full [...]

3 months ago
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