Phil Spencer has been open in his desires to grow Microsoft's Xbox division and it's Game Pass subscription product, even with folks like the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) seemingly against him.
But as at least some regulators appear to be readying their arguments to block the massive near $70B Activision acquisition, Microsoft is not sitting on its hands. What did Spencer say? Why did he say it?
Sometimes the best thing to know, is what you don't know...in Virtual Legality.
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*** CHAPTERS 00:00 Introduction 1:32 Profitability and Game Pass 14:03 SEC Filings and Accounting 23:12 Rainclouds 27:36 It's Like Minecraft 29:10 Conclusion
*** Discussed in this episode:
THE CMA https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/634536048fa8f5153767e533/MSFT.ABK_phase_1_decision_-_1.09.2022.pdf
MS SEC FILING https://microsoft.gcs-web.com/node/31056/html
*** "Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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