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That is the most recent in a stream of exits that we’ve seen on the World of Warcraft and Diablo developer because the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing lawsuit got here to gentle. Activision Blizzard is coping with a number of investigations, together with one from the SEC, and sexual harassment allegations. Blizzard’s chief legal officer also left the company this week.
Overwatch already misplaced its beloved director, Jeff Kaplan, earlier this 12 months (earlier than the DFEH investigation turned public information). Overwatch 2 is within the works, however information on the sequel has been coming in slowly. It doesn’t have a launch date. In the meantime, the unique Overwatch has grown stagnant with new content material now releasing at a fraction of the tempo that it used to.
Sonny began at Blizzard in 2016. Earlier than that, he spent 4 years at Sony’s Santa Monica Studio.
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