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Industry

Treasurers of six states urged not to allow the re-election of the board of directors of Activision Blizzard

The treasuries of six American states expressed concern about the situation around Activision Blizzard. Since they own part of the company’s shares, they demand to arrange a meeting with the publisher’s board. The main goal of the negotiations is to prevent the re—election of Bobby Kotick and other members of the board of directors.For the first time, the treasurers of California, Massachusetts, Illinois, Oregon, Nevada and Delaware asked for a meeting with the board of…
Industry

Bobby Kotick may leave Activision Blizzard himself if he fails to promptly solve current problems

Bobby Kotick has announced that he will consider resigning as CEO of Activision Blizzard. This will only happen if he fails to solve the current problems quickly. Meanwhile, the company’s shares have fallen by almost a third since the harassment scandal began.The Cat made such a statement during a meeting with Blizzard Entertainment executives, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Industry

Activision Blizzard was sued by employees. The company is accused of suppressing trade unions

Activision Blizzard is facing a new lawsuit. This time, the company was sued by its own employees. They accuse her of intimidating employees, suppressing the organization of trade unions and using unfair labor practices.According to the Washington Post, the lawsuit was filed by Activision Blizzard employees in conjunction with the large Communications Workers of America (CWA) union.
Law

Activision Blizzard was sued for discrimination against women. The company denies the charges

Activision Blizzard was accused of discriminating against employees based on gender. According to the lawsuit, the company intentionally does not promote women in the service and understates their salaries. They complain about harassment and compare the atmosphere at work with the atmosphere of a fraternity. However, the company itself denies such accusations.The lawsuit was filed on July 20 in Los Angeles Superior Court following a two-year investigation.
Games

How Activision and the developers of Call of Duty: Mobile rule the balance of weapons in the game

To correct the balance of weapons in Call of Duty: Mobile, developers from TiMi Studios and Activision had to collect community reviews and test them in practice using limited playtests. Matt Lewis, the general manager of the game and vice president of the publisher’s mobile direction, told about the difficulties encountered.Matt Lewis’ original column was published on Gamasutra on May 12.