Microsoft to sell Activision rights to Ubisoft to appease UK regulator

Microsoft will have to licence content from Ubisoft under the proposed deal

John Leonard
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Microsoft to sell Activision rights to Ubisoft gain UK regulatory approval
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Microsoft to sell Activision rights to Ubisoft gain UK regulatory approval

Microsoft has submitted a restructured deal for its planned $69 billion acquisition of gaming company Activision Blizzard.

Under the new proposal, Microsoft will sell Activision's cloud streaming rights for current and future PC and console games over the next 15 years to its rival, France-based games publisher Ubisoft...

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