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Sony seeks prohibition for Microsoft's takeover of Activision Blizzard

By Andrew Boyce and Nicholas Hirst
  • 23 Nov 2022 16:50
  • 23 Nov 2022 16:50
Microsoft’s plan to buy video games developer Activision Blizzard should be “prohibited,” Sony has told the UK competition regulator.

The $69 billion deal would cause “significant harm to consumers, competition, and developers,” the PlayStation maker said in a 21-page redacted submission to the Competition and Markets Authority published today.

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