Quote Originally Posted by Bloomberg
Sony Group Corp. shares fell 13% in Tokyo on Wednesday, their biggest drop since October 2008, after PlayStation rival Microsoft Corp. announced a $69 billion deal to acquire games publisher Activision Blizzard Inc.
Microsoft Deal Wipes $20 Billion Off Sony's Market Value in a Day
Quote Originally Posted by Bloomberg
Activision made calls to try to find other interested parties, said the people, who asked not to be identified talking about private conversations.

Those included Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. and at least one other big company.
Activision Sexual Misconduct Fallout Prompted Microsoft to Pursue Deal