After ZeniMax's acquisition, Sony claims that Microsoft made Starfield and Future Elder Scrolls games Xbox-exclusive

After ZeniMax's acquisition, Sony claims that Microsoft made Starfield and Future Elder Scrolls game ...

Sony has reiterated its desire for the Microsoft-Activision agreement to be halted due to Microsoft's previous acquisition practices and the likelihood of significant lessening of competition (SLC) scenarios, according to Bethesda's upcoming Starfield and Elder Scrolls titles.

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A month after the CMA's Phase 2 analysis of the Microsoft-Activision agreement, Microsoft has signed multiple agreements with companies including Nvidia, Boosteroid, and Ubitus to provide Activision Blizzard's video game offerings (including Call of Duty) to their hardware and services. The Redmond corporation also disclosed the details of a similar offer to Sony, which it hasn't accepted.

Sony has expressed its support for the UK antitrust watchdog's position and pointed to Microsoft's handling of Bethesda's previously multi-platform IPs following the ZeniMax acquisition as a direct indicator of its intentions for Activision Blizzard's games:

Sony further asserts that it may also foreclose its best employees on Xbox hardware and services for a "commercially unviable price" (claims Microsoft has dropped), or that it may foreclose its best employees directly.

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