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Activision Blizzard Has Fired Over 20 People Following Misconduct Allegations

Activision Blizzard Has Fired Over 20 People Following Misconduct Allegations

Additionally, over 20 other individuals have also "faced other types of disciplinary action," the company reports.

Activision Blizzard Reaches Agreement With EEOC, Loses $18 Million In Settlement

Activision Blizzard Reaches Agreement With EEOC, Loses $18 Million In Settlement

Investigations of Activision's workplace allegations by EEOC have been settled for a total sum of $18 million to eligible claimants.

Overwatch Executive Producer is Leaving Blizzard

Overwatch Executive Producer is Leaving Blizzard

Overwatch series executive producer Chacko Sonny is leaving Blizzard Entertainment, it's been confirmed.

Activision Blizzard Confirms SEC Investigations In Recent Press Release

Activision Blizzard Confirms SEC Investigations In Recent Press Release

Activision Blizzard's latest press release confirms that SEC and other regulatory bodies are investigating workplace allegations on the company.

Blizzard’s Chief Legal Officer Has Resigned

Blizzard’s Chief Legal Officer Has Resigned

Chief Legal Officer Claire Hart confirms she has left the company after holding the position at Blizzard for three years.

Activision Blizzard is Now Being Investigated by the SEC

Activision Blizzard is Now Being Investigated by the SEC

Activision Blizzard's troubles continue, with the company now facing an individual investigation into its workplace woes by the SEC.

Activision Blizzard Hires New ‘Chief People Officer’ and Chief Commercial Officer Following Allegations

Activision Blizzard Hires New ‘Chief People Officer’ and Chief Commercial Officer Following Allegations

Activision Blizzard has hired two new people who will occupy the Chief People Officer and Chief Commercial Officer roles.

Overwatch is Changing McCree’s Name

Overwatch is Changing McCree’s Name

"Going forward, in-game characters will no longer be named after real employees and we will be more thoughtful and discerning about adding real world references in future Overwatch content," Blizzard ...

Activision Blizzard Accused Of Shredding Documents By DFEH During Investigation – Report

Activision Blizzard Accused Of Shredding Documents By DFEH During Investigation – Report

An 11th cause of action has reportedly been added to the Activision Blizzard lawsuit as the studio purposefully withheld documents from DFEH.

What The Hell Is Going On With Activision Blizzard?

What The Hell Is Going On With Activision Blizzard?

Activision Blizzard is arguably one of the most fan-beloved studios around the world, but what the hell is going on with it right now?

Some Overwatch Casters Have Stopped Referring To McCree By His Name Following The Activision-Blizzard Lawsuit

Some Overwatch Casters Have Stopped Referring To McCree By His Name Following The Activision-Blizzard Lawsuit

Many Overwatch casters are now refraining from referring to McCree by his name, following the character namesake's involvement in the recent lawsuit.

Diablo 4 Leads Luis Barriga and Jesse McCree, World of Warcraft Designer Jonathan LeCraft Let Go from Blizzard

Diablo 4 Leads Luis Barriga and Jesse McCree, World of Warcraft Designer Jonathan LeCraft Let Go from Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment confirms the people in question have been let go, with the company currently in the midst of a lawsuit over discrimination and harassment allegations.

Activision Blizzard Has Been Hit with Another Lawsuit for Allegedly Misleading Investors

Activision Blizzard Has Been Hit with Another Lawsuit for Allegedly Misleading Investors

A law suit filed by Rosen Law Firm on behalf of the company's investors, with allegations that the company failed to disclose issues with discrimination and harassment.

“People Will be Held Accountable for Their Actions,” Says Activision Blizzard CEO

“People Will be Held Accountable for Their Actions,” Says Activision Blizzard CEO

"There is no place at our company where discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind will be tolerated," Bobby Kotick says.

Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

Brack will be replaced effective immediately by Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra, who will be co-leaders of the company.

Activision Blizzard CEO Apologizes for Company’s “Tone Deaf” Response to Lawsuit in a Letter to the Staff

Activision Blizzard CEO Apologizes for Company’s “Tone Deaf” Response to Lawsuit in a Letter to the Staff

"Our initial responses to the issues we face together, and to your concerns, were, quite frankly, tone deaf," says CEO Bobby Kotick.

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Planning a Formal Walkout to Call for Improved Working Conditions

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Planning a Formal Walkout to Call for Improved Working Conditions

A group of Activision Blizzard employees will be staging a formal walkout protest on Wednesday to call for steps to be taken against widespread discrimination against and sexual harassment of employee...

Over 1000 Activision Blizzard Employees Sign an Open Letter Criticizing the Company for its “Abhorrent and Insulting” Lawsuit Response

Over 1000 Activision Blizzard Employees Sign an Open Letter Criticizing the Company for its “Abhorrent and Insulting” Lawsuit Response

"To put it clearly and unequivocally, our values as employees are not accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," the letter states,

Activision Thinks Diablo 4 Will “Advance the Art of the Action-RPG”
Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Not Launching in 2021 – Activision Blizzard

Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Not Launching in 2021 – Activision Blizzard

Blizzard is scheduled to release new titles next year though.