Gamers bid to stop Activision Blizzard takeover fails
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All Playstation gamers

A federal judge has refused to grant a requested preliminary injunction that would have stopped Microsoft's continuing effort to buy Activision Blizzard. 

Nvidia bundles Diablo IV with RTX 40 series graphics cards
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Brings DLSS 3 to Diablo IV Beta Server Slam

Nvidia has teamed up with Blizzard to bundle its RTX 40 series graphics cards with a copy of Diablo IV. To make it special, the bundle will also include several unique items as well. Nvidia was also keen to note that the upcoming Diablo IV Beta Server Slam will get DLSS 3 support.

Activision Blizzard’s PC comeback
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Tuesday, 09 May 2023 11:20

Activision Blizzard’s PC comeback

2023 is the year of the PC

According to Activision Blizzard's latest financial report, the video game company's PC platform outperformed consoles by $27 million at the start of 2023, continuing a year-long trend.

Industry blasts UK competition authority over Activision Blizzard decision
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Watchdog might have been listening to the wrong side

Yesterday’s move by the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to block the Activision Blizzard acquisition has been blasted by those it was meant to protect.

Gamers sue Microsoft over Activision Blizzard deal
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...who just happen to be Playstation players 

Microsoft has been sued by 10 playstation players over its proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

US watchdogs snuffle Microsoft's Activision Blizzard buy out
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Worried that Microsoft will pull games from rival consoles

US anti-trust regulators are going to court to stop Microsoft's buy-out of Activision-Blizzard claiming that they are worried that non-Microsoft gaming consoles will suffer.

NetEase and Blizzard end 14 year agreement
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Friday, 18 November 2022 11:45

NetEase and Blizzard end 14 year agreement

The deal which bought World of Warcraft to China

NetEase and Blizzard Entertainment plan to end their 14-year partnership after January, depriving the Chinese firm of a slice of revenue and suspending service for some of the country's most popular games. 

UK government watchdog asks public what it thinks of Activision Blizzard deal
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Because asking the British public works so well

The UK government is asking the public's opinion on Xbox's acquisition of Activision Blizzard despite its recent poor track record on making the right choice.

UK watchdog worried about Volish Activision-Blizzard take over
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Wants an "in-depth investigation"

UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended an "in-depth investigation" into Microsoft's acquisition of Activsion-Blizzard. 

Did Microsoft just say that Activision Blizzard was unoriginal?
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Nothing to see here move on please 

Software King of the World Microsoft has just told anti-trust regulators that its $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard is not important because the outfit does not release "unique" or "must have" games.