Jul 122023

And away we go. The ongoing saga that is Microsoft’s attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard has been going on for months now, with a flurry of news and activity occurring over the past couple of those months as the deal sits before three major regulatory bodies in the EU, the UK, and here in America. If you’re keeping score at home, the EU has already approved the deal, the UK’s CMA blocked it pending Microsoft’s appeal, and the FTC filed an antitrust suit and requested a preliminary injunction barring the deal from going through until that litigation is complete.
That injunction hearing was a mess from the start, with Microsoft promising not to consummate the deal until…

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