EU Antitrust Regulator Delays Ruling On Microsoft Buyout Of Activision Blizzard
It seems as though the EU antitrust regulator is Microsoft is in for a bit of a delay when it comes to their ruling on the buyout of Activision Blizzard. This news comes to us courtesy of GameSpot, who report that the regulator is looking for more information from the software giant.
Microsoft has been trying to buyout the gaming company for quite some time now, and it seems as though they may finally be getting their wish. However, the EU antitrust regulator is said to be holding up the deal with their demand for more information.
It is unclear what exactly the EU is looking for, but it is likely that they want to ensure that the deal will not result in Microsoft having a monopoly on the gaming market. The regulator is said to be looking into the matter and is expected to make a decision in the coming weeks.
This news comes as a bit of a surprise, as it was thought that the deal was all but done. However, it seems as though the EU wants to make sure that everything is on the up and up before they give their approval.
We will be sure to keep you updated on the situation as it develops.