Slides Microsoft-Activison Blizzard deal relationship | News block

The UK competition watchdog recently announced it will extend the deadline for publication of its report on Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, which was due by March 1, by nearly two months, to the new April 26 deadline. . The investigation team chairman cited the complexity of the affair and the large amount of evidence […]

2023 begins with the largest acquisition of 2022

Tomorrow kicks off the first day of hearings in the US antitrust lawsuit involving the $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the largest acquisition deal of last year and of all time. In accordance with local law, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which has jurisdiction over competition law, filed the lawsuit last December in hopes […]

US sues Microsoft to block purchase of Activision Blizzard

The Federal Trade Commission of the United States (FTC, for its acronym in English) presented this Thursday, December 8, a request versus Microsoft aimed at blocking the purchase of the development company activision, for which it has agreed to pay, at the beginning of 2022, 69,000 million dollars. Record figure in the video game industry. […]

Sony’s Market Competition Report on Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Indirectly Reveals that Sony May Launch PlayStation 6 in 2028 (185775)

In recent years, Microsoft and Sony have been actively acquiring game studios, intending to bolster game consoles’ lineup of exclusive content. Among them, Microsoft announced the acquisition of Activision, owner of Blizzard. Although the acquisition is complicated, it is still awaiting the approval of the relevant agencies in various countries. , It is said that […]

PlayStation believes that its players can migrate to Xbox for ‘Call of Duty’

PlayStation has shown concern for the first time after purchasing Activision Blizzard by Xbox, its rival in the video game market. Especially, a franchise can, according to the company, change the landscape: Call of Duty. Sony’s concern lies in the famous shooting saga that could cause a migration of players to the competition. It worries […]

The purchase of Activision-Blizzard by Microsoft could take place very soon

Editorial: Gaming / Facebook / Twitter / YouTube / Instagram / News / Discord /Telegram Without a doubt, this year began with news that shook the video game industry. During the first weeks of 2022, Microsoft announced the purchase of Activision-Blizzard for a figure close to $70MMDD. After multiple accusations of monopoly and months of […]

The new Call of Duty comes out in October on consoles and PC

Because every insignificant piece of content has to be at the service of the marketing machinery, two weeks after revealing the logo for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the new game in the franchise, Infinity Ward showed off new pieces of promotional art and confirmed the release date of the game. Modern Warfare 2 […]

Activision already knows why CoD: Vanguard doesn’t sell

Call of Duty: Vanguard did not meet Activision’s expectations. You may have read this sentence before. The company newly revealed why last year’s episode did not sell so well. “Although Call of Duty remains one of the most successful franchises of all time, our premium game of 2021 did not live up to our expectations, […]

Activision accuses Blizzard of threatening vocal employees

Activision Blizzard has come under fire for the umpteenth time in a short time for allegedly violating the rights of its employees. The Communications Workers of America (CWA), a union that some of its employees are affiliated with, alleges that one of those employees was threatened after sharing an article about the pending lawsuit with […]

Activision shareholders are unhappy with executives’ retirement bonus

Editorial: Gaming / Facebook / Twitter / YouTube / Instagram / News / Discord /Telegram Although they are related in different ways, the acquisition of Activision-Blizzard by Microsoft and the labor problems that afflict the company of Call of Duty they have their particularities and although the treatment motivates for what it could generate in […]