(Photo: Competition and Markets Authority)The UK’s antitrust authority has started a probe into Microsoft’s $68.7 billion bid to acquire Activision Blizzard.
The FTC’s review coincides with the organization’s attempts to strengthen its antitrust reviews as several industries become “more concentrated and less competitive.”
The CMA’s review follows the US Federal Trade Commission’s, which launched in early February.
It’ll also require the FTC to consider the impact by and on Microsoft’s physical and digital assets: namely, its video game titles and hardware.
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