Microsoft is blowing up the games it wants to buy for billions of dollars

Microsoft has invested in Activision Blizzard’s games to push through its planned acquisition of the mega-publisher.

After the tech giant announced its intention to buy Activision Blizzard earlier this year, antitrust regulators have begun investigating the buyout. In a recent approval request (opens in new tab) filed with the New Zealand Commerce Commission, Microsoft attempted to justify the acquisition by deliberately beating Activision Blizzard’s games (thanks, RockPaperShotgun (opens in new tab)).

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