Microsoft is willing to go to court if FTC blocks Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard
It is understood that the US Federal Trade Commission’s investigation is coming to an end, will soon make a recommendation, and will vote on whether to file an antitrust lawsuit. According to people familiar with the matter, Microsoft is already preparing, if the US Federal Trade Commission finally files an antitrust lawsuit, the two parties will go to court. Regardless of Microsoft or Activision Blizzard, its management firmly believes that the transaction can be completed by June 30 next year.
Although many sources believe that the deal between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard may end in failure under the pressure of all parties. However, some analysts are confident that even if the US Federal Trade Commission files an antitrust lawsuit, Microsoft will complete the transaction within the next six months.