back to article Microsoft-FTC dispute over Activision deal hits court

The battle over Microsoft's controversial $69 billion bid for game-maker Activision Blizzard is due to shift to the courtroom Tuesday for the first pre-trial hearing in the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit to block the deal. A federal judge set January 3 as the date for the hearing after both Microsoft and Activision filed …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I remember when Blizzard were actually good and the games weren't some cash cow to be milked at every opportunity. Maybe after Microsoft get Activision-Blizzard they can go after EA as that would be a perfect match. Seriously though, does anyone actually think these things are not already a done deal and this is not just for show? You wouldn't spend all that money and time putting these deals together if you didn't know they would be done. Obviously there may be concessions but those will have already been taken into account.

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