Within the Competition and Market Authority Britain continues to discuss the future of the Call of Duty series and the acquisition process of Activision Blizzard by the colossus of Redmond.
After criticizing the UK body’s approach on several fronts, the management Microsoft has returned to highlight the will of the company honor previous commitments taken from Activision. Among the latter, it is now learned, there would also be an agreement signed by the publisher with Sony and aimed at excluding the arrival of COD on Xbox Game Pass in the short term.
This is confirmed by a reply document sent by Microsoft to the CMA, which states that “Gli agreements between Activision Blizzard and Sony include restrictions on Activision Blizzard’s ability to make available the Call of Duty su Xbox Game Pass per a number of years“. A clause preceding the start of the acquisition process of the videogame company, which Microsoft would therefore be called upon to honor even in the event of the actual entry of Activision Blizzard into the Xbox family. In the document sent to the CMA, however, the exact number of years that should pass before you can see the games of COD in the Xbox Game Pass catalog.