In an interview with the Financial Times, Bobby Kotick said:Acquisition of Activision Blizzardby stating attorney Beth Wilkinson Hired by Microsoft, confident that he can Smash the FTC to bits in court.
The FTC is trying to counter Microsoft’s $69 billion maneuver through a lawsuit, but that doesn’t seem to have worried Activision Blizzard’s CEO. In fact, lawyer Beth Wilkinson, who was personally commissioned by the FTC to conduct an investigation into Google in 2012, declared that not only could she win, she could win. “courgette” US antitrust.
“He believes that if he has to file a lawsuit against the FTC, it will absolutely crush them,” Kotick told the Financial Times.
The CEO of Activision Blizzard, who, according to rumors, will remain in office regardless of the outcome of the acquisition, also recently accused Sony of cutting off relations with the company and communications with Microsoft entirely in order to sabotage the purchase.
Meanwhile, yesterday the CMA announced that it is temporarily refusing to buy it as it could lead to “higher prices, less options and less innovation for UK players”.