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If it's with something like WSJ, then salute to you sir!
Don't really have anything to say; it's crafty, smart play by Microsoft to stay out the crosshairs. I haven't seen a console holder try being this buddy-buddy with US government since Nintendo did it to get at SEGA during those violent game congressional hearings during SNES/Genesis(MegaDrive) era.
At least that led to the ESRB which was kind of necessary. I can't think of anything necessary for console gaming this new stuff could lead to except maybe clamping down on predatory MTX and lootbox practices, maybe cull back on shady NFT practices. I won't agree with anything that destroys walled gardens because those actually bring benefits even if there are some inconveniences.
So I hope the stripping-down/cracking of walled gardens that Microsoft are somewhat leveraging this for against companies like Apple, doesn't get spun down to purpose-specific console makers. There's always been a natural answer when you've felt a console maker was nickel-and-diming you: just stop buying their products