“I don’t want a new deal call of Duty. I just want stop your fusionAt least, that’s what Sony CEO Jym Ryan would have said in Brussels, according to Lulu Cheng Meservey, Activision Blizzard’s Vice President and CCO of Corporate Affairs.
It should be said that the manager did not give any reports. context for the sentence that may have been pronounced in a private and informal context (as well as because it appears to be aimed at the precise addressee). Regardless, Sony’s actual declaration of war against Microsoft and Activision Blizzard shows that the Japanese multinational does not want to step out of their positions regardless of Microsoft’s bids. Simply put, the only possible solution for Sony is to end the acquisition attempt.
It should be noted that Meservey quoted this sentence in a comment from journalist Tom Warren in a Twitter post regarding Sony’s fears that PlayStation versions of Call of Duty could be voluntarily crippled if the deal goes through. Xbox versions stand out.
Sony has never kept it a secret that it is strictly against the acquisition and has been trying to put a word to Microsoft’s wheels in every way from almost the very beginning of the procedure.