Activision Blizzard has not started the week in the best possible way. If a couple of days ago information began to come out regarding the company’s CEO’s knowledge of acts of sexual harassment that were within the staff, now it has been known that Xbox is evaluating its relationship with Activision.The information, coming from emails has assures that Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox section within Microsoft, has ensured that, as a company, Xbox is evaluating its relationship with Activision in the face of the recent controversy.
The email has been sent to Xbox staff, where it is said that both Spencer and the leadership team are “disturbed and deeply concerned by the horrible events and actions” currently taking place at Activision Blizzard.
In this way, Phil Spencer joins the criticism that is having from the industry itself to the CEO of Activision Blizzard, Bobby Kotick, as did Jim Ryan, head of PlayStation, a few hours ago, where he informed his workers that they were « discouraged and frankly stunned to read that not enough has been done to address a deeply ingrained culture of discrimination and harassment. ‘However, Spencer assured that he will take action, so now we will have to wait to see what is decided from the Redmond offices regarding Activison Blizzard.