The European Commission clarified the allegations of bias accepted in the investigation Microsoftof Activision Blizzard agreement following comments by a senior employee on social media.

“The Commission is working to ensure you can still play Call of Duty on other consoles (including my Playstation),” Ricardo Cardoso, deputy head of the governing body’s Institutional and Organization Unit, tweeted earlier this week.

The statement was met with criticism from some players, even though it was in fact in line with the authority of the institution. Sony bias, especially after reassurance Xbox Claims that Call of Duty will remain open Game station for the near future.

Now the European Commission has made a statement about it Tweaktown Cardoso is not involved in any process.

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“Mr Cardoso does not work for the Directorate General for Competition, but for the Directorate General for the Internal Market,” the statement said.

“Mr. Cardoso is not involved in the evaluation of this transaction. Additionally, as his Twitter profile makes clear, he tweets privately.

On Saturday, Cardoso wrote on Twitter: “To clarify: I am not involved in the merger evaluation, nor do I even work in the mergers department. As is clear from my profile, my comments are personal and not the position of the Commission, its decision will be based on facts and law.”

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In responses to the original tweet, fans were most irritated by the use of the word “my” when referring to the PlayStation, but Cardoso was apparently referring to the console he owns rather than an allegiance to the platform.

The European Commission has officially started its work An in-depth look at Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

As expectedAfter its initial investigation into the $68.7 billion deal, the European watchdog said on Tuesday it had opened a “phase II” investigation due to competition concerns.

“The Commission is concerned that the proposed acquisition may reduce competition in the console and PC distribution markets (‘PCs’) for video games and PC operating systems.

If the deal is approved by regulators Saudi Arabia and BrazilThe UK’s Competition and Markets Authority recently expanded his research to the second stage. It is in process invites public representatives share your thoughts on buying before makes its final decision by March 1.

The US Federal Trade Commission can it is reported that he will make his decision on the deal this month.

Microsoft’s head of gaming Phil Spencer Recently, he said he believes in rigorous scrutiny by regulators “fair” and “guaranteed”and he is confident that the contract will be approved.