Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is said to be ready to fight for the $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) if the Federal Trade Commission issues a ban on the trade.
The design of the Xbox Gaming console does not has discussed with the FTC about the way to deal with the FTC while the regulatory staff completes its investigation and is expected to make recommendations to the commissioners soon, according to A Bloomberg report Friday, which named a well-known person.
Microsoft (MSFT) says it plans to defend itself in court if the antitrust regulator files a lawsuit to block the giant deal, according to Bloomberg. The latest update comes after Politico reported earlier this month that the FTC may file a lawsuit to block the ad.
The maker of Xbox informed the authorities in negotiations with Sony ( SONY ) that would allow its popular game “Call of Duty” to be available on Sony’s PlayStation ( SONY ) for ten years, although it has not provided support as of the review. not at that time, Bloomberg said.
On Thursday Activision Blizzard ( ATVI ) was added to Wedbush’s Best Ideas List as the company expects the sale of the game developer to Microsoft ( MSFT ) to be “substantially” completed within the next six months.