UK puts Microsoft-Activision deal back on  the table
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After everyone in the world said it was OK

The red-faced UK Competition and Markets Authority has made a rare move to put Microsoft’s $69 billion Activision Blizzard acquisition back on the table.

FTC trying to block Activision Microsoft deal
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Filing for an injunction

The Federal Trade Commission is set to file for an injunction seeking to block Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

Activision shutters two popular fan clients
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Call of Duty sites popular for playing older games

Activision has sent cease-and-desist letters to two makers of popular fan clients for legacy Call of Duty titles.

Gamers bid to stop Activision Blizzard takeover fails
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All Playstation gamers

A federal judge has refused to grant a requested preliminary injunction that would have stopped Microsoft's continuing effort to buy Activision Blizzard. 

EU set to clear Microsoft's Activision buy out
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Announcement expected on May 15

While the British government has blocked Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision, it seems that Europe has no problem with allowing it.

Activision Blizzard’s PC comeback
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Tuesday, 09 May 2023 11:20

Activision Blizzard’s PC comeback

2023 is the year of the PC

According to Activision Blizzard's latest financial report, the video game company's PC platform outperformed consoles by $27 million at the start of 2023, continuing a year-long trend.

Industry blasts UK competition authority over Activision Blizzard decision
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Watchdog might have been listening to the wrong side

Yesterday’s move by the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to block the Activision Blizzard acquisition has been blasted by those it was meant to protect.

Google and Nvidia wade into Microsoft's Activision Blizzard buy
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Complains to the FTC 

Google and Nvidia have become the latest companies to voice concerns about Microsoft’s $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard. 

Sony complains that Microsoft’s ten-year pledge is smoke and mirrors
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Nintendo gamers are not interested

Sony claims that Microsoft’s ten-year deal offered to Nintendo by Microsoft to bring the Call of Duty series to its consoles is smoke and mirrors.

Gamers sue Microsoft over Activision Blizzard deal
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...who just happen to be Playstation players 

Microsoft has been sued by 10 playstation players over its proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.