Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is confident that the company's proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard will be approved by regulators.
Speaking to Bloomberg, Nadella said it's understandable that an acquisition of this size--the biggest ever for Microsoft and one of the largest in history across the technology space--would «go through scrutiny.» That being said, Nadella said Microsoft is «very, very confident that we'll come out.» The executive went on to point out that Microsoft is not the biggest player in gaming--he estimated that Microsoft is the No.
4 or No. 5 player in the space, with Sony being first. «So if this is about competition, let us have competition,» Nadella said.