EU to probe Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition

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EU opens in-depth probe into Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Image credit: Microsoft
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EU opens in-depth probe into Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Image credit: Microsoft

The European Commission has opened an in-depth probe into Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, publisher of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft, under the EU Merger Regulation.

The EU's antitrust regulator said on Tuesday it was concerned that the proposed deal might stifle competition for the distribution of console and PC video games and for PC operating systems, includ...

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