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CMA softens concerns over Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal.

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally concluded that Microsoft’s proposed Activision Blizzard deal “will not result in a substantial lessening of competition in console gaming services because the cost to Microsoft of withholding Call of Duty from PlayStation would outweigh any gains from taking such action.” The CMA still has concerns around the cloud gaming market, but a key issue over Call of Duty has now been addressed.