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Sony fears Microsoft could create a monopoly with Call of Duty

1 month ago   |   By Game Rant

Placeholder while article actions are loading Call of Duty is a huge, sprawling video game franchise that has sent players through dozens of battlefields ranging from the beaches of Normandy to the abandoned city of Pripyat to the frozen moon of Europe. Now it has become the staging area for another conflict between Sony and Microsoft. In January, Microsoft announced its intention to buy Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. While the Federal Trade Commission scrutinized the deal in the United States, Brazil also placed Microsoft under review by the Administrative...
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Sony Reportedly Paying To Keep Games Off Game Pass | GameSpot News

Sony Reportedly Paying To Keep Games Off Game Pass | GameSpot News

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

Microsoft claims Sony is paying devs to not put their games on Game Pass, Tower of Fantasy has a wild launch, and Dragon Ball Z is coming to Fortnite
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Sony pays ‘blocking rights' to keep titles off Xbox Game Pass: Microsoft

Sony pays ‘blocking rights' to keep titles off Xbox Game Pass: Microsoft

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Microsoft has accused Sony of paying for "blocking rights" to keep games off services like its own Xbox Game Pass.
The Redmond, Washington-based tech giant made the claims in documents filed with Brazil's national competition regulator as part of a review of its pending acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
“Microsoft's ability to continue expanding Game Pass has been hampered by Sony's desire to inhibit such growth,” Microsoft claimed in an August 9th filing to the Administrative Council for Economic Defense , as translated from Portuguese. “Sony pays for ‘blocking rights' to prevent...
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