Activision Blizzard also faces numerous lawsuits regarding the Microsoft deal, as well as allegations and lawsuits regarding alleged systemic sexual harassment and discrimination.
Activision chief executive Bobby Kotick, who has faced calls for resignation from Activision Blizzard workers, will continue to lead the company until the Microsoft deal is finalized.
In January, Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Activision Blizzard; in February, a Bloomberg report said the FTC, rather than regulators from the Justice Department, would review the deal.
The four senators called Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard “a cynical and ‘opportunistic’ attempt to capitalize off the systemic issues coming to light at Activision Blizzard.”
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