Home / Tag Archives: blizzard

Tag Archives: blizzard

Blizzard employees anonymously share their salary information in the fight against wage differentials. • Eurogamer.net

Most employees received a raise of less than 10%. Blizzard employees have anonymously announced their salary increases in order to clarify the extent of the salary increases granted as part of an internal study conducted by Activision on fair wages. An anonymized spreadsheet distributed among developers confirmed that employees had received lower than expected pay increases. As reported by Bloomberg, …

Read More »

Blizzard employees were outraged when they anonymously shared their salary information

Blizzard Entertainment employees are outraged by the pay after an internal study aimed at ensuring fair pay has not produced the desired results for workers. An anonymous salary calculation began to circulate among employees last week, and they found that salary increases were nowhere near what they expected. Your discovery comes as CEO Bobby Kotick continues to earn a tremendous …

Read More »

Blizzard gives encouraging update on Diablo 4 development

Blizzard has given an encouraging update on the development of Diablo 4, a game we haven’t seen since it was released at BlizzCon last year. Though the silence suggests things weren’t going well, they’re actually running pretty floating, according to Blizzard’s Rod Fergusson. As you may know, studios around the world are facing brand new challenges due to the COVID-19 …

Read More »

Blizzard employees share their salary details amid turmoil over wage differentials

Share this article Companies in this article Blizzard Entertainment employees are reported to share their salaries and increases to link growing dissatisfaction with wage differentials across the company. According to a Bloomberg report, Blizzard employees have created a document to which everyone can add their salary levels and any recent salary changes. The document exists because of what employees viewed …

Read More »

Blizzard employees have started to share and compare their wage rises

Blizzard Entertainment employees are outraged by the paycheck after an internal study to ensure that fair pay does not produce the desired results for workers. According to a Bloomberg report, employees on Friday started sharing an anonymous payroll to encourage people to share their salary and recent increases. Most of the increases in Blizzard’s study were below 10%, which Bloomberg …

Read More »

Blizzard workers share salaries in revolt over wage differentials

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg Employees at Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard Inc. started distributing a spreadsheet on Friday to anonymously share salaries and recent increases. This is the latest example of the growing tension in the video game industry regarding wage differentials and executive pay. Blizzard, based in Irvine, California, produces popular …

Read More »

Blizzard shows the new gameplay from Diablo Immortal

At ChinaJoy, China’s largest video game convention, Blizzard and NetEase have released a new trailer for Diablo Immortal, the mobile Diablo game. After its controversial announcement in 2018, the mobile game was barely present at BlizzCon 2019. Blizzard showed an almost three-minute trailer (see above) with new models, user interface, skills and a special appearance by Baal, the main villain …

Read More »

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, shares his phone number with 10,000 employees

Kotick announced on Tuesday that he had given his personal phone number to 10,000 employees and said that he had “encouraged every single employee who has health care concerns” to contact him. “So far, a few hundred have contacted,” he told CNBC. Kotick said that luckily only a “small number” of video game maker Covid-19’s employees signed on. He is …

Read More »

Blizzard "has completely changed," say the original creators of Diablo

Last year was one of the rockiest in the memory of PC gaming Blizzard Entertainment. The Diablo Malicious Announcement: Immortal at BlizzCon 2018 was just the beginning of a turbulent year of news with Blizzard breaking down hundreds of jobs, despite record profits, rumors of Activision's increasing cost-driven influence, and a huge international controversy between two Taiwanese casters and A …

Read More »