By Aditya Soni and Yuvraj Malik (Reuters) - Xbox maker Microsoft closed its $69 billion deal for Activision Blizzard on Friday, swelling its heft in the video-gaming market with best-selling titles including "Call of Duty" to better compete with industry

By Mrinmay Dey (Reuters) - The US Federal Trade Commission is poised to pause its in-house trial against Microsoft Corp's $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard opening the door to potential settlement talks, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. Microsoft and FTC did

By Sam Tobin LONDON (Reuters) - "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard has been given permission to intervene in Microsoft's legal battle with Britain's anti-trust regulator over its decision to block the $69 billion takeover. Microsoft is appealing against the Competition and

By Sam Tobin and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Microsoft on Tuesday accused Britain's anti-trust regulator of being a global "outlier" in blocking its $69 billion takeover of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) vetoed the

Gamers play Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at the Paris Games Week (PGW), a trade fair for video games in Paris, France, October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier By Mike Scarcella (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Friday will defend its $69 billion

Copies of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria video game published by Activision Blizzard, owned by Vivendi, are displayed in a shop in Rome, October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Tony Gentile By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese games publisher NetEase Inc said

This is the largest deal made by Bill Gates's company in its 46-year history Microsoft has announced that it will acquire the famous video game company Activision Blizzard, which has in its assets Call of Duty and Candy Crush, for a