Gamers sue Microsoft to block Activision's acquisition
Microsoft has received another lawsuit in connection with its $69 billion acquisition of Activision, the maker of Call of Duty.
Ten videos gamers from USA are suing Microsoft in order to stop the company's acquisition of Activision.
The video game industry may face significant competition, and Microsoft may gain disproportionate market power, with the ability to foreclose rivals, limit output, reduce consumer choice & raise prices.
The lawsuit goes on to criticize the lack of competition in the video game industry, claiming that Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard is just the latest in a long line of anti-consumer.
The lawsuit points out Microsoft's past acquisitions of Mojang Studios, Playground Games, Obsidian Entertainment, ZeniMax Media, and Rare Ltd
The proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft is part of a dramatic wave of consolidation and stands to further lessen competition and harm consumers
Activision Blizzard continues to be one of the few independent video game developers in the world and enjoys a sizable and devoted fan base. It asserts that Microsoft would unavoidably lower game quality.