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Microsoft faces EU antitrust warning over Activision deal – sources

BRUSSELS, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) is likely to receive an EU antitrust warning about its $69 billion bid for “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O), people familiar with the matter said, that could pose another challenge to completing the deal. The European Commission is readying a charge sheet known as a statement …

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FTC likely to file lawsuit to block Microsoft bid for Activision -Politico

Nov 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is likely to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) $69 billion takeover bid for video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O), Politico reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. A lawsuit challenging the deal is not guaranteed, and the FTC’s …

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Sony to expand Chinese game incubator in Microsoft head-to-head

HONG KONG, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Sony Group Corp (6758.T) said it plans to expand a program to identify and incubate Chinese-made games, in a race with Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) to tap China’s gaming market. The program will invest more than 1 million yuan ($140,080) in each game it enrolls, and will not only fund …

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