This lawsuit could stop Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit to block Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

Back in January, Microsoft announced its plans to buy Activision Blizzardbut according to a press release issued by the American watchdog (opens in new tab)the FTC claims that Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the Call of Duty publisher would “allow Microsoft to stifle competitors from its Xbox gaming consoles and its burgeoning subscription content and cloud gaming business.”

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