Sunday November 27, 2022

Blizzard boss details what the studio is doing to ‘rebuild your trust’

Blizzard chief Mike Ybarra wrote a blog on Thursday about the changes. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Blizzard Entertainment, which is responsible for huge franchises such as Overwatch and Diablo, has come under intense scrutiny after California sued Activision Blizzard over allegedly encouraging harassment and discrimination. Mike Ybarra, boss of Blizzard Entertainment, published a blog post describing what the company is doing to “rebuild trust” in order to assure fans and employees.
The top of the list is that the executive and management teams will be evaluated “directly against culture improvements,” which means that their compensation “depends on our overall success creating a safe and inclusive work environment at Blizzard,” Ybarra states.
He also introduced new…

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