FTC postpones trial over Microsoft-Activision merger, signaling potential progress

  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has paused its administrative trial over Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard, opening path for settlement talks over the $68.7 billion merger.
  • Microsoft and Activision still require approval from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority to finalize the deal without complications.
  • The FTC may continue its trial after the merger, though it is uncommon for the agency to proceed after a federal court defeat.
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