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Video Gamers File New Legal Challenge to Microsoft’s $69 Billion Activision Bid After Setback

A group of video gamers on Monday filed a new legal challenge to Microsoft Corp’s $69 billion bid to buy “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard Inc , after a U.S. judge last month rejected an earlier version of the antitrust lawsuit.

U.S. District Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley dismissed the plaintiffs’ first complaint in March after finding it failed to present enough information to back claims the acquisition would harm industry competition.

The judge said at the time the plaintiffs could refile a new suit, which challenges the largest-ever video game industry deal. Amended lawsuits are still subject to court scrutiny and also can be dismissed.

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