Microsoft Promises To Put the…

Microsoft has committed to putting “the right people in the right position” at the helm of Activision Blizzard amid the ongoing serious allegations around the company’s toxic workplace culture.

As reported by VGC, Microsoft president Brad Smith told CNBC that his company is looking at the current leadership team at Activision Blizzard, and that there will be “change” to some aspects should the acquisition deal proceed.

Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Timeline: The Story So Far

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has been at the centre of rumoured changes and is currently expected to leave after the Microsoft deal closes. Several shareholders, employees, and members of the Activision Blizzard King (ABK) Workers Alliance have called for Kotick’s resignation after a report claimed he knew about alleged sexual assault and harassment allegations within the company.

Activision Blizzard was sued by California over allegations of a “frat boy culture” and sexual harassment, but Blizzard has promised to improve its culture after what it called a “challenging” 2021.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer who occasionally remembers to tweet @thelastdinsdale.


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