Progress

Current status
under deliberation
08 Dec 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Competition
Policy Instrument
Merger control regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
other service provider
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
competition authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

08 Dec 2022
under deliberation

Announced investigation into Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard

On 8 December 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had issued a complaint and initiated an investigation into Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The FTC alleges that Microsoft has had a history of buying rival consoles …

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body competition authority