FTC Continues War on Bigness by Opposing Microsoft Video-Game Acquisition

Competition fellow, Jessica Melugin, explores the economic rationale behind the agency’s investigation and why this may hinder US competition globally in the gaming industry

In the dynamic world of gaming, Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the gaming publishing company, Activision Blizzard, has stirred quite a debate. Why is the FTC attempting to halt a deal that seems productive on both sides?