• Battlefield Proves it's Impossible to Compete with Call of Duty, Sony Says

    5 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Whether or not Call of Duty will become exclusive to Xbox when Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard is completed has been a major sticking point for Sony, and it's that very point that has led to authorities looking at the proposed deal with much greater scrutiny .
    Sony has now provided its own statement to the UK's Competition and Markets Authority , in which it has put forth many arguments for why the proposed acquisition will harm competition in the industry, plenty of which, predictably enough, was focused on Call of Duty and the franchise's stature.
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  • “Microsoft wants PlayStation to become like Nintendo”, says Sony

    “Microsoft wants PlayStation to become like Nintendo”, says Sony

    5 days ago - By Pocket Tactics

    The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is currently investigating Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, with documents published sharing both Sony and Microsoft's arguments regarding the situation. Most notable to us here at PT is a strange comparison to Nintendo, made by Sony.
    On page seven of Sony Interactive Entertainment's Observations on the CMA's Issues Statement , it says, “Microsoft claims that Nintendo's differentiated model demonstrates that PlayStation does not need Call of Duty to compete effectively. But this reveals Microsoft's true strategy.” Intriguing stuff...
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