Microsoft offered to Sony and agreement for 10 years to ensure the presence of Call of Duty on PlayStation: a report published by the New York Times reveals it, which however the Japanese company refused to comment on.
As you recall, a few days ago Phil Spencer clarified once and for all that Call of Duty will remain on PlayStation even if theacquisition of Activision Blizzard should be successful, explicitly declaring that it will not be necessary to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass and that it will be a native version of the game, not streaming.
According to the New York Times article, Sony would have limited itself to reiterating the concept that Microsoft has a long history of dominance on the market and that the possible finalization of the acquisition of Activision would be a highly negative event in terms of the options available to users, without however going into detail.
The transaction is currently being examined by international regulatory bodies, with the European Commission having just moved the deadlines for the decision, which will be formalized on April 11, 2023, and the American antitrust which should instead express its opinion by the end of this month .
Sony is trying to very aggressively oppose the purchase of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft, in the hope that the commissions that have veto power can make a decision advantageous for the Japanese company.