Since Microsoft announced its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the largest independent video games' developer and publisher worldwide, competitors and national competition authorities alike have been busy, around the world, in assessing the potential substantial lessening of competition that such a large deal may entail. Let's dive in, and assess where this acquisition is at, in each country in which the competition authority is investigating its impact on competition in the respective national market.
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