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Microsoft Vs. Sony: The Inside Story Of Activision Blizzard's Feud And What It Means For The Future

The purchase of Blizzard Activision continues to give much to talk about. As the European Commission prepares to issue an opinion on this process, Microsoft's vice president has accused Sony of lying to this body and, once again, the exclusivity of Call of Duty is the main theme. Recently, it was discovered that Sony, supposedly, mentioned the regulators that Microsoft could keep Call of Duty on other platforms that are not from PlayStation. Along with this, it was pointed out that Xbox could harm the performance of the activation saga in other places. Given this, Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Communications of Microsoft, issued a series of tweets where he commented that this is false. This was what he said: I have heard that Sony is informing people in Brussels stating that Microsoft is not willing to offer them parity for Call of Duty if we acquire Activision. Nothing is further from reality. We have made it clear that we have offered Sony a 10-year agree