A new report claims that the FTC will potentially file an anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft in an attempt to block it from acquiring Activision Blizzard.
Activision Blizzard refutes the claim that it was paid $360 million by Google to stop development of a potentially rival app store.
Microsoft has taken a swipe at the UK regulator for continuing its inquiry into the proposed Activision Blizzard acquisition.
Microsoft claims that Sony and Nintendo will remain the ‘biggest players’ when it comes to ‘traditional gaming’ after its Activision deal.
Sony once again expresses its concerns over Xbox’ plans to buy Activision Blizzard, with Microsoft responding in a new statement.
Sony was Activision Blizzard’s biggest customer in terms of revenue during 2020, beating Microsoft, who sits in fourth place.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard has been approved by Activision’s shareholders, with over 98% of shares voting in favour of the deal.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard has four US senators “deeply concerned” the acquisition could threaten worker-led movements.
Microsoft has stated that they won’t object to Activision Blizzard recognizing the union at Raven Studios, in an open letter.
Activision Blizzard is being hit with another lawsuit regarding sexual harassment and discrimination at the company, and its toxic culture.