All publications by tag «European Commission»
EU approves Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, sees no harm to cloud gaming market
Microsoft can breath a sigh of relief for a while as the European Commission has finally cleared its $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The regulator found remedies offered by Microsoft in the cloud gaming area compelling enough.
Microsoft offers new remedies to EU, making regulator delay its ruling on Activision Blizzard deal
Microsoft has offered the European Commission a package of remedies related to its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard and the future of the Call of Duty franchise. The regulator has now postponed the deadline for its final decision.
Microsoft asks EU regulator for closed hearing to defend its Activision Blizzard acquisition
The European Commission will soon hold a closed hearing on Microsoft’s bid to acquire Activision Blizzard. The company will try to convince the EU regulator to approve the deal, with some of its rivals also likely to participate.
EU sends Microsoft rivals 91-page questionnaire on Activision Blizzard acquisition
The European Commission wants to hear what rivals think about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Through a large questionnaire, antitrust regulators plan to find out how this deal could affect the games market.
EU concerned that Microsoft could make Activision Blizzard games exclusive to Xbox, opens in-depth investigation
The European Commission has opened a second phase of its investigation into Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The regulator outlined its concerns about how the deal could reduce competition.