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Google and Nvidia wade into Microsoft's Activision Blizzard buy
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Complains to the FTC 

Google and Nvidia have become the latest companies to voice concerns about Microsoft’s $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard. 

Sony complains that Microsoft’s ten-year pledge is smoke and mirrors
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Nintendo gamers are not interested

Sony claims that Microsoft’s ten-year deal offered to Nintendo by Microsoft to bring the Call of Duty series to its consoles is smoke and mirrors.

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.

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.

Microsoft's Activision deal faces antitrust probes in Europe
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Microsoft does not want to do any deals yet

Software King of the World Microsoft’s $75 billion acquisition of video game maker Activision Blizzard faces in-depth probes in Brussels and the UK and it does not seem that Vole wants to do a back door deal to make the watchdogs go away.

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. 

Brits not fans of Activision Blizzard sell-off
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Microsoft faces the Competition and Markets Authority watchdog

It seems that the British are not big fans of Microsoft’s attempts to buy Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard illegally threatened staff
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US government agency claims

Activision Blizzard enforced a social media policy that conflicted with workers’ rights and illegally threatened staff in the policy's enforcement, according to a US government agency.

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits
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Thursday, 05 May 2022 13:00

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits

Shareholders CEO Bobby Kotick and his board of director took the money and ran

Activision Blizzard faces a new lawsuit from shareholders who say the company sped through its $69 billion mergers with Microsoft earlier this year to avoid answering allegations that they turned a blind eye to workplace harassment.