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UK competition body investigating how Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo handle subscription models

UK competition body investigating how Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo handle subscription models

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun investigating Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft over the way each handles online game subscriptions.

The CMA has contacted the three platform holders requesting information about their individual online contracts to obtain a better understanding of whether any action is necessary.

The UK non-ministerial government department has also requested for comments from users of any of the trio’s services to further assist in the investigation.

Outside of this, the firm’s term and conditions will be looked into alongside how each platform provider handles cancellations and refunds.

The full story is over on PocketGamer.biz


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Matthew Forde is the staff writer for PocketGamer.biz and also a member of the Pocket Gamer Podcast. You can find him on Twitter @Forde999 talking about Smash Bros. and everything pop culture related - particularly superheroes.

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