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Activision-Blizzard: New Zealand asks for more time to make decision on acquisition

Activision-Blizzard: New Zealand asks for more time to make decision on acquisition

We have a new chapter on Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision-Blizzard. At the moment, New Zealand needs more time due to cloud gaming concerns.

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The Microsoft Activision-Blizzard buyout soap opera is still going on. The Redmond Company prepares Confront the FTC But now, the protagonist is New Zealand. While other countries have no problem accepting the purchase, New Zealanders are asking for more time to think about their decision. The reason? Gaming in the cloud.

Thanks I was able to see this information Tom WarrenObviously, New Zealand is concerned about the video game market and how the Activision-Storm purchase could affect that growth. The main concern of this country is cloud gaming… CMA also gave the same reasonWe can’t deny that this is one small reason to hold off on this purchase.

New Zealand needs more time to make a decision

For the country, the acquisition may result in a decrease in competitiveness, as the union controls other competitors such as Sony or Nvidia. As he gets older, he also expresses his opinion Activision is concerned about the content of the games, thus denying access to other platforms. New Zealand has a special emphasis on Call of Duty, but we can’t forget that Sony has had exclusive content for this game for years. We can say that it is another reason that makes no sense.

Despite this extra time, New Zealand’s decision should not take too long. Initially, on July 17, he will be chosen to give his verdict, so there will have to be a “yes” or “no”. Despite all the difficulties, Microsoft executives are 100% confident that the acquisition will go ahead. So we may see a final resolution to all this this summer.

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