Microsoft offers a new offer to Sony on the Call of Duty saga with the intention of speeding up the regulatory processes that are being carried out by several countries. Sony has not yet commented.
Microsoft offers Sony a 10-year deal to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation
Microsoft announces through The New York Times that it has offered Sony PlayStation a 10-year agreement for the Call of Duty saga to remain on PlayStation consoles if the purchase of Activision Blizzard for a value of 68.700 million dollars is formalized. This news shouldn't catch us off guard as Microsoft announced just a week ago that it would commit to keeping Activision's quintessential FPS saga on competing platforms for a long period of time, all shortly after Sony deemed it inappropriate. the initial offer, which was for only three years.
Sony has not made a public statement about this new agreement, although as we commented, the statements of Jim Ryan, CEO of PlayStation, with the previous deal were anything but soft. "Microsoft has only offered to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for three years after the current agreement between Sony and Activision ends. We want to ensure that PlayStation players continue to have the best possible experience with Call of Duty and Microsoft's offering. undermines this principle," the manager said in September.
Will the purchase of Activision Blizzard come to fruition?
Currently a total of 16 governments are thoroughly reviewing the agreement between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard, although so far only Saudi Arabia and Brazil have approved it; Microsoft hopes that Serbia will also approve it shortly. On the other hand, it should be noted that, despite the fact that both companies have denied it, several sources close to the agreement indicate that, at least at present, the agreement could not come to fruition because it would not comply with the antitrust requirements that demand several of the agencies that are regulating the case.