Activision: Too Many Headwinds To Navigate For China Approval Of Microsoft Acquisition


  • Microsoft has plans to acquire Activision Blizzard, a leader in game development and interactive entertainment content publisher.
  • The acquisition needs antitrust approval from 16 countries.
  • With the acquisition, Microsoft becomes the second largest global gaming company behind China’s Tencent.
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David McNew

Microsoft (MSFT) plans to buy video game giant Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) for $68.7 billion, and details about the acquisition and reason being it can be read in my Nov. 25, 2022, Marketplace article entitled “Activision: Facing

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