Xbox’s deal to acquire Activision-Blizzard receives key approval from the European Commission, despite doubling down on opposition from the UK’s CMA. A quote from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes us wonder what Microsoft might be willing to do in the UK if it doesn’t get the green light. Plus: Starfield… has jetpack sex? Don’t worry, we’ll explain. And more!
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