The lawsuit against Activision Blizzard alleging harassment, unfair pay, and a "frat boy" culture has rocked the video game industry. Here's everything you need to know about it, from the suit itself to the aftermath.
The director of Diablo 4 and two others have been let go from Activision Blizzard, according to the company. This follows the ongoing lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, alleging sexist workplace behavior and more.
J. Allen Brack has been with Blizzard for 15 years, working as executive producer on the World of Warcraft franchise before becoming president of Blizzard. Now, Brack is stepping down and leaving Activision Blizzard.
On Wednesday, July 28, Activision Blizzard employees walked out of their job. Hundreds of employees lined up outside Blizzard Entertainment headquarters in Irvine, Calif., in support of leadership accepting four demands from organizers stemming from an explosive California lawsuit that details wide-ranging sexual harassment, pay disparities, and even "frat boy" culture.
Activision Blizzard employees are planning a walkout in response to the ongoing lawsuit from the State of California. This lawsuit alleges that the company has allowed numerous cases of sexist workplace behavior and abuse.
What happens if you get paid $150 million in lucrative performance rewards? Apparently, it allows you to not do your job. CEO Bobby Kotick opted to let his subordinates respond to the sexism lawsuit that has decimated the company's image, rather than do his job.
Toys for Bob, the makers of Crash Bandicoot 4, are now part of the multi-developer team responsible for Call of Duty: Warzone. What this means for the future of Crash, or the employees responsible for Crash Bandicoot 4, is unknown.