Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has approved a $68.7 billion deal between
Activision Blizzard. The antimonopoly body gave a resolution without any restrictions, the VGC portal reported.
Video game analyst Benji-Sales even shared a document in Portuguese on Twitter.
The biggest deal in the gaming industry is being scrutinized by regulators around the world to assess its impact on market competition. Saudi Arabia was the first to say yes to the takeover.
At the same time, US antimonopoly officials are going to announce a decision on the deal before the end of November. The European regulator will do this by November 8 or start the second phase of the investigation after that date. In the UK, an in-depth study of the agreement is already underway, which should be completed before March 1, 2023.
The Brazilian agency, in the course of studying the deal, also revealed to the world that the Xbox One sold twice as badly as the PlayStation 4. In addition, from the documents provided to the authority
Microsoft it became known that the company considers it unprofitable to issue call of duty after purchase is complete on PC and Xbox only.