The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is conducting an investigation into Microsoft’s acquisition of Blizzard, and Sony has once again made its views clear in opposition to the acquisition, citing reasons such as limiting competition and raising the price of game consoles. In the document submitted by Sony, it was stated that the number of Microsoft Xbox Game Pass subscription players exceeded 29 million, higher than the 25 million previously announced by Microsoft.
Sony said: “Xbox Game Pass is clearly ahead of Sony’s PlayStation Plus. Microsoft already has a substantial lead in multi-game subscription services. game Pass has 29 million users in Xbox Game Pass mainframe and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and is expected to grow significantly in the future. the various game subscription tiers of PlayStation Plus are significantly lagging behind, and the scale of the number of users cannot be The size of PlayStation Plus’ subscriber base is not comparable.
Sony hopes to use the advantages of Xbox Game Pass to paint itself as an underdog, hoping to get the approval of regulators and ultimately prevent Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard.