GlobalData analysts believe that Microsoft should expect very strict and strict supervision from legal entities after registering the largest transaction in the history of the technology industry.
Despite the rumors of a new PlayStation event in February and the big games that are about to be introduced, the news about the acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft is still one of the most important news in recent days. According to the latest game news, the process of completing this contract is expected to cause a lot of problems for Microsoft. In the same direction David Bicknell From the GlobalData Analysis and Research Group In a recent statement, it said that the company’s performance during the second quarter of fiscal year 2022 (the final quarter of 2021), which was announced a few days ago, was overshadowed by the acquisition of Activision Blizzard for $ 69 billion.
“The acquisition of technology companies these days is subject to stricter regulatory rules,” Bicknell said. “Thus, with the signing of the largest deal in the history of technology companies, the focus of regulators on Microsoft reports is increasing.” Bicknell cites Nuance as an example to illustrate the extent to which the deal could attract scrutiny. Nuance is a text-to-speech service company acquired by Microsoft.
The GlobalData analyst explained: “Although Nuance’s contract has been approved by US and EU legal entities, it has not yet been approved by the UK Competition and Market Authority. It is even said that the final decision on further research may take until March 2022. “Activision Blizzard, on the other hand, is a much bigger deal than the company, and Microsoft should expect stricter standards from regulators.”
It is expected that Nvidia will pursue the Arm Microsoft will follow suit in providing ongoing explanations of the progress of the payment transaction. There are now reports that Nvidia may drop the deal because of the same legal oversight, which has raised many concerns about Microsoft taking over Activision Blizzard. According to Bloomberg, Nvidia may cancel the $ 40 billion purchase of Arm.
It is said that Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard will reach its final stage in the company’s fiscal year 2023. However, the Xbox and especially Phil Spencer, The CEO of Microsoft’s gaming division is already talking about the company’s plans for Activision-Blizzard studios, such as working on a variety of franchises.
Furthermore, The research website DFC Intelligence recently published a detailed report in response to Microsoft’s decision to buy Activision Blizzard, saying: “They have Duty, and according to competitive rules and requirements, such games cannot be monopolized on a specific platform such as Xbox.”
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