UK regulators challenge Microsoft-Activision deal, allege erasing competition

  • UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is challenging Microsoft and Activision Blizzard to justify their planned merger, saying the deal “could substantially lessen competition” in the gaming industry.
  • A CMA announcement cited concerns about “competition in gaming consoles, multi-game subscription services, and cloud gaming services (game streaming).”

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