Sony Welcomed the decision of the English anti-monopoly authority, the Capital Markets Authority, to conduct a more in-depth investigation into the acquisition Activision Blizzard From Microsofthalted the deal, and used it to pull fresh criticism against the Redmond House.
According to an official statement from the company, sent to the gaming industry: “By giving Microsoft control of Activision games like Call of Duty, the deal will have significant negative implications for gamers and for the future of the video game industry. PlayStation players will continue to have the best possible gaming experience.” We appreciate the CMA’s interest in their defense.”
Now, Sony is playing a public role in the matter, presenting itself as the third wheel in the agreement between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard, given its massive interests in the matter. At the moment, it’s the only company that has blocked the acquisition path, with very strong statements, like this or Jim Ryan’s statement a few days ago, which illustrate the nervousness of the Japanese multinational in the face of the prospect of losing the series Call of dutyObviously, they are key to the continued success of PlayStation platforms as well in the years to come.
In short, we are in console war Open, with one of the disputing parties giving up any form of business know-how to pursue an aggressive strategy, consisting of statements that go straight to the heart of the matter.
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