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Microsoft Strikes New Deal With UK CMA To Gain Go Ahead For Activision Acquisition

Today the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has revealed that a new deal proposed by Microsoft should resolve the concerns that were initially raised ...

September 22, 2023 at 5:28 pm by

Microsoft & Activision Blizzard Offer a New Deal With Ubisoft To Appease The UK’s CMA

Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard is still ongoing with the final hurdle being the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority which previously rejected ...

August 22, 2023 at 5:57 pm by

Activision Blizzard Makes More Profit on PC Than Consoles

Over the past few years, I’d been under the impression that the consoles made more profit for game developers than PC did, mostly down to how poor some PC ports have ...

July 20, 2023 at 7:16 pm by

Deadline For Microsoft, Activision Blizzard Merger To Be Postponed

Following Microsoft’s Success with the FTC over its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, there was only one hurdle left in the form of the UK’s Competition and ...

July 19, 2023 at 4:06 pm by

Microsoft Wins In FTC Case Over Activision Blizzard Acquisition

Microsoft has won its court case against the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allowing for the company to acquire Activision Blizzard also leading UK negotiations to restart ...

July 12, 2023 at 2:35 pm by

Activision Blizzard Fires WoW Designer Over Character Lines Indirectly Mocking The Company

Eric Covington, a game designer at Activision Blizzard has revealed that after 9 years at the company, he has been let go over lines for a character that made fun of corporate ...

June 4, 2023 at 3:16 pm by

Activision Blizzard Has Been Fined A Pathetic $5k For Diablo Immortal Lootboxes

Activision Blizzard has just been fined a pathetic $5,000 for not disclosing the presence of loot boxes in Diablo Immortal. Diablo Immortal $5k Fine News shared via Eurogamer ...

May 23, 2023 at 9:03 pm by

European Commission Has Approved Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

The European Union has approved Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard. European Union Commission Approves Microsoft Activision Deal As it turns out the EU has ...

May 15, 2023 at 5:19 pm by

UK Regulator Outlines Restrictions Against Microsoft And Activision Blizzard

Last month the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) blocked the Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard and now the regulator has published new restrictions on the ...

May 13, 2023 at 3:09 pm by

Microsoft To Hire Top Lawyer To Take on The UK’s Competition WatchDog

Microsoft has hired a top lawyer who has previously repeatedly defeated the EU to attempt to get the UK to change their mind on blocking the Microsoft acquisition of ...

May 7, 2023 at 1:14 pm by

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Takeover Blocked in The UK

Microsoft’s proposed takeover of Activision Blizzard has seen scrutiny for a long time now but today it has finally received a verdict from the UK’s Competition ...

April 26, 2023 at 1:38 pm by

Activision Blizzard Sued Over eSports Salaries

Activision Blizzard has been sued by the US government over the salaries of their esports players citing a violation of antitrust laws. Department of Justice Sues Activision ...

April 4, 2023 at 3:04 pm by

Microsoft Signs 10-Year Call of Duty Deal With Nintendo

Microsoft has signed a 10-year legal agreement with Nintendo to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo if the proposed Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard goes through. If ...

February 21, 2023 at 4:28 pm by

FTC ‘Likely’ to Join EU in Challenging Microsoft’s Activision/Blizzard Takeover

It seems increasingly likely that, based on all the information to date, the EU commission currently investigating Microsoft’s potential takeover of Activision/Blizzard ...

November 26, 2022 at 10:50 am by

Microsoft’s Activision Takeover to Face Further Scrutiny from the EU

While Microsoft shocked the gaming world earlier this year when they confirmed that a $69BN deal had been agreed for the acquisition of Activision/Blizzard, this didn’t ...

November 3, 2022 at 9:13 am by

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