Amid discrimination lawsuit controversy, Activision Blizzard cranks Call of Duty back into gear

August 4, 2021
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Activision Blizzard has begun teasing the next big Call of Duty game under the shadow cast by the recently-filed discrimination lawsuit.

Yesterday, as Activision Blizzard executives such as boss Bobby Kotick insisted “we will be the company that sets the example for this in our industry” during a financial call aimed at the investor community, a coalition of workers from across multiple Activision Blizzard studios criticised the decision to hire WilmerHale, the same law firm helping Amazon keep its workers from unionising, to review the company.

As reported by IGN, the employees, collectively called the ABK Workers Alliance, said Kotick did not “meaningfully address” workers’ demands following last week’s high-profile employee walkout.

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