Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits
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Thursday, 05 May 2022 13:00

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits


Shareholders CEO Bobby Kotick and his board of director took the money and ran

Activision Blizzard faces a new lawsuit from shareholders who say the company sped through its $69 billion mergers with Microsoft earlier this year to avoid answering allegations that they turned a blind eye to workplace harassment.

Activision Blizzard QA workers told to vote on unionisation
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You see what happens when you hassle workers and cover it up? You get "socialism"

Still embroiled in a sex and bullying scandal Activision Blizzard now faces the very real possibility that its workers might unionise to protect them from their bosses' antics.

Meta investigating claims its COO tried to shut down Activision Blizzard story
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Sandberg apparently tried to protect Kotick


Meta Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is in hot water after it is claimed she tried to shut down a news story involving her boyfriend, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick.

Microsoft worried about Activision Blizzard’s reputation
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Head of Xbox is reviewing the relationship

Microsoft's head of Xbox said he's "evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard and making ongoing proactive adjustments", in light of the recent revelations at the video game publisher.

Activision Blizzard walk out over boss’s “cover-up”
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Failed to inform board of abuse allegations 

A group of Activision Blizzard employees staged a walkout and demanded the resignation of CEO Bobby Kotick after a Wall Street Journal report claimed Kotick failed to act decisively or inform his board of directors of widespread abuse allegations.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands launches on October 27th
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Blizzard releases an official release date trailer

Blizzard has officially set the October 27th launch date for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, the eighth expansion for the World of Warcraft. The new launch date trailer is out, global release times are set, and three digital editions are ready for pre-purchase.

Warcraft 3: Reforged launching in January 2020
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Wednesday, 18 December 2019 20:14

Warcraft 3: Reforged launching in January 2020


A remake of Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne

Blizzard has now announced that Warcraft 3: Reforged will be officially launching on January 28th, 2020.

World of Warcraft Classic launching in August
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Beta already underway

Blizzard has officially set the World of Warcraft Classic release date for August 27th, with a closed beta test already up and running for those invited.

Activision Blizzard securities fraud investigation started
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Is a first person court-room shoot-up on the cards?

Law firm Pomerantz has issued a shareholder alert and, it says, is investigating Activision Blizzard and its “officers” for possible securities fraud or other “unlawful business practices”.

Blizzard lists Warcraft III: Reforged system requirements
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Quite low considering all graphics improvements

Blizzard has officially released PC system requirements for Warcraft III: Reforged, a remastered version of the original Warcraft III strategy coming sometime next year.