Editorial: Gaming / Facebook / Twitter / YouTube / Instagram / News / Discord /Telegram / Google News The purchase of Activision-Blizzard by Microsoft is not just anything as it is one of the largest deals in the digital technology sector for its price of $70 million dollars. As a momentous deal that could change the history of the industry, it is being reviewed by trade authorities in major markets to confirm that there are no competition risks. The acquisition recently received its first approval, but could soon find itself on shaky ground.
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UK could hold back on Activision buyout for new review
According to a VGC report, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) established that the review process of the agreement between Activision-Blizzard and Microsoft would be resolved no later than September 1. However, given the proximity of the date, new information has emerged and refers to the emerging celebration of a meeting with Microsoft that will deal with possible problems that could arise if the purchase is approved. Until now, this is not a reason to raise alarms, but it could have an impact on the estimated times because in the event that the CMA does not conclude favorably, the review period will have to be extended and once again those involved and related will have to State your arguments for and against. The acquisition of Activision-Blizzard received approval from Saudi Arabia a few days ago, so it was initially thought that the other authorities would give their approval soon. However, it must be remembered that each process is carried out differently and the perspectives may not be the same. On the other hand, the leak of the meetings with the Brazilian commercial authority revealed that all the related companies, with the exception of Sony, were in agreement with the acquisition, so opposition from the industry before the regulators is not expected. Still here at WTTSpod.
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