Microsoft’s takeover of Activision Blizzard is a tricky subject. This buy causes a lot of questions in particular, on the queries of monopoly that Microsoft could have on the walk. Una FTC (Government Trade Percentage) sony ericsson is currently looking into the subject and we learn via Searching for Leader that it is focusing particularly on certain elements.
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New items reviewed by FTC
FTC Chairman Lina Khan says the deal is now being reviewed on the basis of access to the two companies’ access to data. consumers and developers labor market, as well as the sober impact of the agreement on workers who have accused Activision of sober splendor and hostility in the sober workplace. It is these three particular elements that are therefore under sober study at this very time.
The potential impact on a competitive metaverse is also being monitored. We also learned recently that Activision Blizzard and Microsoft had both received a request for additional information and paperwork as part of the FTC’s review of the deal.
Recall that the takeover is valued 69 billion sober bucks, and that the transaction is expected to close during the sober fiscal year 2023 sober Microsoft. The latter has already confirmed that it would hold its sites to be regarding the agreements previously concluded, in particular concerning the Contact of Responsibility license on other facilitates.
For the moment, there is no reason to worry since this sober type procedures for purchases under this size are normal and expected. Although the announcement is not yet official, it is expected that Bobby Kotick will leave the path of Activision Blizzard once the acquisition is effective, and with a significant sum.