Self-criticism Microsoft bears fruit: gradually, regulators agree with the arguments of lawyers and admit that neither Microsoft nor Activision Blizzard no dominant position in the market. So, the purchase will not cause harm. Chilean regulators have already come to this conclusion. Recall that Saudi Arabia and Brazil were the first to approve the $68.7 billion deal, and not so long ago Serbia joined them. However, the largest bodies have not yet said their word: the UK and the entire European Union. In addition, Microsoft still has to convince the US Federal Trade Commission.
Chilean experts said that Activision Blizzard and Microsoft operate in the same segments of the development, publishing and distribution of video games, and at different levels when it comes to Xbox consoles and the service. Game Pass. But everywhere there is a large number of relevant competitors: Electronic Arts, Take Two, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Sony, Nintendo and other companies.
In addition, the popularity Call of Duty in Latin America is relatively less than in other regions of the world, so the likelihood of a ban on the release of the series on consoles Sony will not significantly affect the state of the Chilean market.
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