EU charges six video game companies with unfair ‘geo-blocking’

FILE PHOTO: Gamers play video games during the opening of the world's largest computer games fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission charged Valve, the owner of a video distribution platform, and five game publishers on Friday with preventing EU consumers from shopping around within the European Union to find the best deal for the games they offer. The case is the latest move by EU antitrust regulators against cross-border curbs […]

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