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Blizzard lays off 50 employees from its esports division as future of Overwatch League seems vague
Blizzard Entertainment has been hit with layoffs at its esports team. Although the company recently reported record quarterly revenues, the future of the Overwatch League is currently uncertain, with sources worrying that the entire division might be closed.
Activision Blizzard’s diversity tool causes controversy online, with Overwatch devs denying using this “creepy dystopian chart”
The so-called “Diversity Space Tool,” which was recently introduced by Activision Blizzard, has drawn criticism from players and developers. Some of the Overwatch creators have also denied any connection to this technology.
Activision Blizzard update: Frances Townsend steps down from Activision Blizzard women’s network, Overwatch League sponsors suspend partnerships with company
Activision Blizzard chief compliance officer Frances Townsend resigned from the company’s women’s network. On August 6, Kellogg and T-Mobile suspended sponsorship of the Overwatch League. Coca-Cola and State Farm are “reassessing” their partnerships with Activision Blizzard.
Video games: notable lawsuits of 2018 and 2019. Part Two.
For our friends at law firm Semenov&Pevzner, the video games industry is something of a courtroom drama, if not a legal thriller. Exclusively for Game World Observer, the firm’s IP lawyers have put together a rundown of two years’ worth of video game lawsuits.