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“Sony will not suffer”: Meta * sided with Microsoft in the takeover of Activision Blizzard


Company Meta* came to the defense of the corporation Microsoftwhich is in the process of merging with the publishing house Activision Blizzard. According to documents released by the Brazilian competition authorities, Meta* management does not believe that the deal could cause significant harm to the industry and the PlayStation brand in particular.

In particular, Meta* notes that now the gaming market is as loyal as possible to companies of various levels and directions. there is a place for entertainment content with many distribution models and monetization systems, which Activision under Microsoft does not pose any threat.

Meta* is also convinced that the Activision Blizzard deal won’t kill the competition, as there are still many AAA-level publishers in the market. Среди них Capcom, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Konami, Sega, Square Enix, Take-Two Interactive, Tencent, Ubisoft и Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. If the deal between Microsoft and Activision goes through, the global balance of power in the market will not change, the company’s experts believe.

In addition, Meta*, who created the most popular VR helmet in the worldnoted that she sees nothing wrong with market segmentation by platforms and services it has always existed in this way.


Recall that recently it became known that UK antitrust authorities initiate closer review of Microsoft’s merger with Activision.

So far, Sony is the only company surveyed by the antitrust authorities that sees the deal as potentially harmful. PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan even publicly criticized Microsoft.


The stumbling block is the Call of Duty series – Sony calls it unique and has no replacement in the market. New titles are consistently on the PlayStation bestseller lists.

*Meta is recognized as an extremist organization in Russia.


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