Activision Blizzard executive Lulu Cheng Meservey addressed those who oppose the Microsoft-Activison merger, citing the success of The Last of Us series as an example. Meservey stated that Sony is unrivaled in many respects, so there is no need to worry that the acquisition will reduce competition.
After Microsoft announced that it would buy Activision Blizzard, everyone’s eyes were on this deal. So much so that in the last year, there have been moves against merger from many different places, from Sony to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The main focus of these moves was that the merger of the two companies would reduce competition.
While the discussions about the purchase, which turned into Arabic hair, continued, a statement came from an executive of Activision Blizzard yesterday. Lulu Cheng Meservey The manager called for the Microsoft-Activison merger to be allowed, referring to the successful game adaptation The Last of Us series, which was recently published on Twitter.
According to the Activision executive, Sony’s unrivaled position in many aspects from games to TV shows shows that there is no need to worry about the Microsoft-Activision merger.
Meservey, in his post, of The Last of Us to success He started by beating. As it is known, the production, which is an adaptation of the popular PlayStation game of the same name, was appreciated all over the world in a short time and managed to get approval for the second season while only two episodes were released. Meservey drew attention to this success and addressed the US Federal Trade Commission.
FTC to Microsoft in December 2022 sued. The reason for this is that the combination with Activision, some games Likely to be limited to Microsoft consoles in the game market inhibition of competition and the possibility of suppressing the company’s competitors was shown. And Meservey wanted to emphasize that there is no need for concern by drawing attention to this in his post.
In his tweet, the Activision executive stated that Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions produced The Last of Us, developed by Naughty Dog, owned by Sony. Meservey continued, Sony’s unrivaled not only in games, but also in TV shows, movies and music said that. As an example, he showed that The Last of Us series created interest in the game that came out 10 years ago.
In short, Meservey said Sony does not need FTC protection and market leadership will not be affected by this agreement. trying to emphasize. The executive also points out that the company is dominating the console market.
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