British regulators, which are investigating Microsoft’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, have asked for background material from Microsoft.In the submissions, the software giantRevealed that one of the motives for the acquisition of Activision Blizzard was to promote the mobile game business. Microsoft plans to launch an Xbox mobile game store to challenge Apple and Google. To get Google Play Store and App Store users to move to the Xbox Mobile Platform, Microsoft needs to deliver engaging content, and Activision Blizzard can help it do that. Activision Blizzard includes King, the developer of the well-known mobile game “Candy Crush Saga”, and the “Call of Duty” series also has a mobile game version.
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