Activision’s acquisition continues the exchange of blows between Sony and Microsoft, who are now debating adult content.
In a recent public report by the UK Competition Authority (CMA). Game station He says that he feels fragile in the process of acquisition Active visionclaim that if it ends, xbox will reduce the appeal of your console to adult users.
About this, Sony He even replied to his comment Microsoft Agreement does not weaken Game stationAfter Nintendo manages to survive very well without a franchise such as the call of dutyIt is argued that the three companies are not direct competitors, since the owner of the company to change Does not focus on adult content.
“Microsoft says Nintendo’s differentiated model shows PlayStation doesn’t need Call of Duty to compete effectively. But it reveals Microsoft’s true strategy. Microsoft wants the PlayStation to become a Nintendo-like, less effective competitor to the Xbox. – reported Sony🇧🇷
while protecting Microsoft said that it is not correct because Nintendo Its consoles feature more adult content than xboxAnd it’s a direct competitor, too Sony🇧🇷
“The assumption that Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo aren’t close competitors is wrong.” – started Microsoft🇧🇷
“Nintendo offers greater content than Xbox, CMA misrepresents Nintendo Switch as a console especially for families. Such a characterization ignores the fact that more adult/mature games are available on Switch and are actively promoted, including on the Switch YouTube channel.” – finished the company.
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At this moment, Microsoft Struggling to get purchase approval Activision Blizzardwhich still needs approval from 16 regulatory bodies around the world.
So far, only Brazil and Saudi Arabia have approved the deal, with several territories including the European Commission and the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority announcing a further review of the issue.
shareholders Activision Blizzard Supported Microsoft’s acquisition of the company in April of this year. The proposed transaction was supported by more than 98% of the shares issued at the special meeting.
However, the vote does not mean that the agreement will be signed, as it is still subject to investigation by the responsible authorities.
The speech by President Joe Biden’s antitrust agents is fueling investor fears that the deal could be blocked or delayed even if it wins.
In addition, negotiations will also need the consent of other governments, including the European Union and China. As such, matters still have to go through a lot of bureaucracy before a final decision is made.