Microsoft’s gaming future depends on the US


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This article was first featured in Yahoo Finance Tech, a weekly newsletter highlighting our original content on the industry. Get it sent directly to your inbox every Wednesday. Subscribe. Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Microsoft needs the US to get its $70 billion Activision Blizzard deal happen Microsoft (MSFT) is betting $70 billion that buying Activision Blizzard (ATVI) will finally take it from a gaming also-ran to a behemoth. But for the gambit to pay off, it needs one major player to go along with the deal: the U.S. Acquiring Activision Blizzard would instantly make Microsoft one of the largest gaming...