EU regulator delays decision on Microsoft’s Activision deal after remedies offered

The European Commission has extended the deadline for making a decision Microsoft$69 billion acquisition Activision Blizzard.

The EU’s competition watchdog said in a filing on Thursday that it would push back the initial April 25 deadline for the deal to May 22 after Microsoft submitted remedies to get it approved.

While details of the fixes offered were not made public, Microsoft has Recently announced several partnerships bring Call of Duty to new console and cloud gaming platforms if the deal is approved.

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“We’ve stood behind our promise to bring Call of Duty to more players on more devices by making deals to bring the game Nintendo console and cloud game streaming services provided by NvidiaBoosteroid and Ubitus,” a Microsoft spokesperson said Reuters.

“We are now backing this promise with binding commitments to the European Commission, ensuring that this agreement will benefit players in the future.”

The EU is now going to ask for feedback from competitors and customers before it decides on the merger.

Reuters previously reported that the European Commission was is unlikely to require asset sales as part of its approval process for trade.

Three people said they knew about it, he claimed Xbox The manufacturer’s willingness to offer game licensing deals to competitors likely resolved EU antitrust concerns.