February 1, 2023


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Microsoft is preparing “compromises” to get approval for the acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Microsoft wants to acquire Activision Blizzard at any cost and the company does not intend to wait for the moves of regulators from individual countries. According to the latest information, the Americans want to meet with the officials and intend to propose a contract to Sony.

Reuters reports on Microsoft’s upcoming plans – The company is said to be preparing “countermeasures” to convince officials from the European Union and get approval for the acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

The European Commission has officially launched the second phase of the investigation, examining the deal very carefully, but it seems that Microsoft does not want to wait until next year and does not just want to help luck and, above all, speed up the issuance of approval.

According to Reuters, Microsoft wants to prepare a formal 10-year licensing agreement for Sony Phil Spencer has approached Jim Ryan with a similar proposal before, but now it appears the company wants to make the move official.

said another person with direct knowledge of [na temat działań Microsoftu – red.]”.

However, the situation is interesting, because the Americans clearly want to beat the offer, because they previously offered Sony cooperation for 3 years. At the time, the head of PlayStation stated that Microsoft’s proposed deal was “inadequate on several levels”.

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