All publications for 17.01.2023
French Union calls on Ubisoft workers to strike: “Mr. Guillemot is trying to shift the blame onto the employees”
Following the announcement of Ubisoft’s “targeted restructuring” and CEO Yves Guillemot’s controversial address to employees, a French union has called on workers to strike. The organization also demanded a 10% salary increase.
NetEase refuses to extend its partnership with Blizzard in China for another six months
While Blizzard continues to look for a new partner to publish its games in China, NetEase has refused to extend their previously expired partnership. So the future of World of Warcraft, Diablo, and other games in the country is still vague.
Report: Motorsport Games employee threatens to leak source code for 4 games due to unpaid wages
Motorsport Games hasn’t paid salaries to its Russia-based development team for months. As a result, one of the employees reportedly decided to take more desperate action, threatening to leak the source code for several games online if the company continued not to pay wages.